June 9, 2016 – San Antonio, Texas – Today, Six Flags Fiesta (NYSE: SIX) unveiled their brand new roller coaster, which incorporates virtual reality. The Superman Krypton Coaster takes riders on a dynamic thrill ride, which features 70 MPH twists and turns. Each physical movement is perfectly synchronized with the virtual reality experience. Once riders are strapped into their seats, they’ll put on their VR goggles and will be immersed in a 360-degrees adventure, which will place them alongside Superman. Initially, the rider will start at a leisurely pace, before they’ll encounter the villainous Lex Luthor.
Once his pulls out and utilizes his anti-gravity gun, guests will be taken on an action-packaged journey, while watching the battle unfold. As the company states within their press release, “This Changes Everything!” Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the biggest theme park company in the world and has accumulated $1.3 billion in revenue from their 18 theme parks, which are scattered throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. During the day’s trading window on Thursday, the SIX stock floated between $58.15 and $58.73, before it finally settled at $58.42.
The stock was down .03 cents from its previous close price of $58.45. The stock has a 52-week low of $41.60 and a 52-week high of $62.69. In other news, the company also announced the reopening of their renovated Blue Hawk roller coaster at the Six Flags Over Georgia theme park. The coaster, which pays homage to the military, features a breathtaking 122-foot drop and speeds over 50 MPH. Also, the company announced their intentions to expand their share repurchase plan by 500 million dollars. For additional information regarding Six Flags Fiesta, be sure to check out the company’s website right now.