New Princess ships to have tech-fueled escape room experience

In 'Phantom Bridge,' players will race to solve puzzles via touch-screen surfaces, projection mapping and hidden elements

Princess Cruises is introducing a family-oriented escape room experience driven by Farbound’s cutting-edge gaming technology.

‘Phantom Bridge’ wlll immerse participants in the world of Dr. Minerva Bezel’s secret society of timekeepers as part of the line’s ‘Discovery at Sea’ program with Discovery Communications.

To debut on the upcoming Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess, the experience is designed to inspire creative thinking and problem-solving skills.

Hidden elements bring the experience to life

Participants will race to solve puzzles via touch-screen surfaces, projection mapping and hidden elements that bring the environment to life. The players’ goal is the date that transports them to their next time period.

Digital and physical props

Digital and physical props will meet in ‘Phantom Bridge,’ where participants can turn a physical wheel to steer the ship, and watch as the views change. Lighting, sound and digital features activate physical ones for a captivating experience.

Princess said there are 700 possible outcomes to the game.

Sky Princess is scheduled to enter service this fall, followed by Enchanted Princess in 2020.

Posted 15 July 2019

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