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Six Flags Magic Mountain has announced its newest ride, “Justice League: Battle for Metropolis.”

Play. Triumph. The next generation of the award-winning Six Flags ride will now feature a spectacular new finale, new game targets and the introduction of one of DC’s hottest Super-Villains, Harley Quinn. This cutting-edge attraction brings riders into the DC Universe featuring interactive content in one of the first-ever virtual 360-degree loops on an attraction, and interactive 180-degree toroidal screens that allow riders to experience state-of-the-art gaming while riding in six-passenger pitch and roll motion-based vehicles synced to custom action-packed scenes featuring the most iconic DC characters. Slated to open at the Valencia theme park spring 2017, riders will become members of the JUSTICE LEAGUE Reserve Team in a multi-sensory four minute game experience with wind, fire, fog and special effects as they battle alongside the iconic Super Heroes, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Cyborg and Green Lantern to save the city of Metropolis from Lex Luthor, The Joker and his henchmen. Also wreaking havoc will be Harley Quinn, The Joker’s favorite sidekick. Designed and built by Sally Corporation, the Jacksonville, Florida-based dark ride specialists, and Alterface Projects, the video interactive systems experts, the climactic interactive battle scenes between the Super Heroes and Super Villains include a multitude of special effects and thrilling ride experiences as guests shoot targets and score points against their friends and family while traveling on a high speed chase through the streets of Metropolis. Falling from a bridge, looping through Green Lantern’s construct and battling the Lex Bots in an underground subway station are all part of the interactive content action.

“Six Flags Magic Mountain is thrilled to once again ‘up the ante’ in Southern California’s theme park mecca and introduce one of the most state-of-the-art, innovative motion-based attraction in the world – the next generation of Six Flags award-winning JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis,” said Bonnie Sherman Weber, Six Flags Magic Mountain park president. “There is nothing like this anywhere in the world where riders are actually playing an interactive game while riding an action-packed high-intensity attraction. Leveraging the greatest Super Hero brands of all time, Batman and Superman, JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis is like a video game come to life – an immersive, multi-sensory experience with the most sophisticated technology available that is sure to deliver an unprecedented experience to thrill seekers of all ages.”

JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis — Ride. Play. Triumph. will feature:

– A 23,624 square foot HALL OF JUSTICE to house the full-sensory thrill ride;
– A 4D ride experience with wind, fire, mist, fog and special effects;
– Life-like animatronic characters including Harley Quinn, Cyborg, The Joker and his Henchmen, and Lex Bots;
– A dramatic fight as the JUSTICE LEAGUE Reserve Team travels through laughing gas and flames in 10 high intensity scenes;
– One of the first-ever virtual loops, giving riders the feeling of going head over heels;
– High-definition 3D animation shown on the first-ever, 180-degree interactive toroidal screens that fully immerses riders into the city of Metropolis;
– State-of-the-art Gaming elements that put the riders into the interactive content where they compete with friends and family;
– 6-passenger pitch and roll motion-based vehicles with multi-degrees-of-freedom to transport riders through all the exciting twists and turns without limitations, and
– Two pre-show rooms featuring larger-than-life interactive characters.

Located in the newly-themed Metropolis area of the park, JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis — Ride. Play. Triumph. will be part of an entire area remodel of surrounding attractions, food and retail locations as well as added entertainment. For more information about Six Flags Magic Mountain’s new 2017 attraction, including a video, visit https://www.sixflags.com/magicmountain/newfor2017

Six Flags Magic Mountain is also announcing the start of 2017 Season Pass sales with its special Flash Sale through Labor Day weekend featuring the best deal of the year — savings up to 70% on 2017 Passes! For a limited time, purchase a Six Flags Magic Mountain Season Pass and receive a FREE upgrade to a GOLD Pass that includes a FREE Hurricane Harbor Season Pass, a FREE season parking pass, and visits to all Six Flags theme parks. Additional Season Pass perks include free tickets for friends, park admission to Fright Fest®, Holiday in the Park® and more. Season Passes can be purchased at the main gate ticket booths or online at sixflags.com. Online Pass purchases are eligible for low monthly payments through the Membership program.

Passholders may also purchase a Premium Season Dining Pass, which includes a lunch, dinner, and snack during every park visit, plus they will receive a 2017 All Season Sport Bottle for unlimited drink refills. Premium Season Dining Passes may be used at any Six Flags theme park.

Save time and money. Buy and print tickets at home and go straight to the gate. Plan ahead and save up to $25 on Six Flags Magic Mountain general admission when tickets are purchased in advance of visit date. Get more details and buy now at sixflags.com.

Six Flags Magic Mountain, the undisputed “Thrill Capital of the World,” is located at 26101 Magic Mountain Parkway, in Valencia, north of Los Angeles off Interstate 5 at the Magic Mountain Parkway exit. The park is currently open weekends and school holidays. For complete operating days and hours, and for more information call (661) 255-4111 or visit us online at www.sixflags.com/magicmountain.

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