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Universal Studios Beijing - Grand Opening Sept 20, 2021

Tristan

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I really wanna know what the original concept for that ride was. Apparently it was extremely advanced in terms of the vehicle.
 

PerceptiveCoot

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Suspended ride system with multiple cables that can independently pull on different corners of the vehicle to provide a new type of simulated movement as it travels hanging from an overhead track.
That sounds suspiciously like

A. An advanced Kongfrontation (hmm)

B. That prototype ride system demonstrated in this Imagineering in a Box video at 3:11

 

OhHaiInternet95

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Aug 18, 2017
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Shame it isn't been made into a Gyrosphere vehicle and a practical attraction instead of another copy of a Spider-Man attraction.
From what's been said, it sounds like it has a completely different layout than Transformers/Spidey (I seriously doubt it ends with a fall). I don't think it's 3D either.

I still don't think we need any more SCOOPs in Orlando, though.
 
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UPSguy

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I'm kinda shocked Universal didn't build a F&F attraction at this park, especially considering how well that franchise has preformed in China.I'm sure the awful reviews from Orlando's didn't help, but apart of me hopes if they do decide to build a new F&F attraction in Beijing, maybe they can split the development cost with Orlando and both resorts can get a new F&F attraction
 

Mad Dog

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I'm kinda shocked Universal didn't build a F&F attraction at this park, especially considering how well that franchise has preformed in China.I'm sure the awful reviews from Orlando's didn't help, but apart of me hopes if they do decide to build a new F&F attraction in Beijing, maybe they can split the development cost with Orlando and both resorts can get a new F&F attraction
It was in the earlier plans to the left right after the park entrance. . Once it flopped in Orlando, it disappeared from Beijing's maps. That was a wise move.
 

UPSguy

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It was in the earlier plans to the left right after the park entrance. . Once it flopped in Orlando, it disappeared from Beijing's maps. That was a wise move.
No doubt a wise decision if they were just going to plop Orlando's version. But F&F is such a huge franchise in China I still can't believe Universal didn't say "let's build a new E-Ticket for this franchise in our china park"... I understand most of this park is just clones (Wizarding World, Transformers, Water World) but giving the box office numbers from the recent F&F films, any decent attraction featuring the franchise would probably be the most popular ride in the park. Really seems like a missed opportunity
 

OhHaiInternet95

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No doubt a wise decision if they were just going to plop Orlando's version. But F&F is such a huge franchise in China I still can't believe Universal didn't say "let's build a new E-Ticket for this franchise in our china park"... I understand most of this park is just clones (Wizarding World, Transformers, Water World) but giving the box office numbers from the recent F&F films, any decent attraction featuring the franchise would probably be the most popular ride in the park. Really seems like a missed opportunity
Kind of funny that they just killed it with the ride system that would've been best for F&F with Jurassic World.
 

UPSguy

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Kind of funny that they just killed it with the ride system that would've been best for F&F with Jurassic World.
Wow so true! A SCOOP F&F would have been perfect if Universal didn't want to spend a lot of money researching and developing a new ride system!
 

Mad Dog

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No doubt a wise decision if they were just going to plop Orlando's version. But F&F is such a huge franchise in China I still can't believe Universal didn't say "let's build a new E-Ticket for this franchise in our china park"... I understand most of this park is just clones (Wizarding World, Transformers, Water World) but giving the box office numbers from the recent F&F films, any decent attraction featuring the franchise would probably be the most popular ride in the park. Really seems like a missed opportunity
With the timing of the Orlando F&F disaster flop, it probably would have been too tight a window to put together an entirely different F&F attraction, development,/testing/build, in time to open it with the rest of the new park. Thuat said, Universal could always add an expansion F&F expansion attraction if China & Universal deemed it expedient.