Justice League: Battle for Metropolis (Six Flags Great Adventure)

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Justice League: Battle for Metropolis
Six Flags Great Adventure
Location Jackson, New Jersey, USA
Park section Movietown
Status Operating since June 17, 2017
Statistics
Manufacturer Oceaneering Entertainment Systems
Designer / calculations Sally Corporation
Product 3D Tracked Dark Ride
Capacity 6 per car
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Justice League: Battle for Metropolis is a 3D Tracked Dark Ride built by Oceaneering Entertainment Systems and designed by Sally Corporation currently located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, USA.

History

On September 1, 2016, Six Flags Great Adventure announced that Justice League: Battle for Metropolis would be coming to the park. The ride opened on June 17, 2017.

Story

Riders enter the Hall of Justice, where they learn that Lex Luthor has branded the Justice League as lawless vigilantes. By exploiting the weaknesses of various members of the League, and hiring The Joker to distract the League, Luthor has captured Supergirl, The Flash, Green Lantern and Wonder Woman. Cyborg enlists riders into the Justice League Reserve Team and sends them out into Metropolis aboard RTVs, autonomous vehicles that will transport riders to trouble spots throughout the city, thanks to information provided by both Superman and Batman. Each rider has an EMP blaster, which will destroy inanimate objects—including robotic enemies—and also stun humans, thus scoring points

Design

Riders travel through the fictional city of Metropolis aboard enhanced-motion "RTVs" designed by A.R.G.U.S., and shoot digital targets generated on large 3D screens in real-time, as well as physical targets in full practical sets. There are many special effects in the ride such as fog and fire hidden in the attraction's various scenes.

Ride experience

As the RTV departs the Hall of Justice, riders pass through a cloud of blue mist, which will temporarily protect them from Joker's deadly green laughing gas. Outside S.T.A.R. Labs, Superman battles the Joker, but he is incapacitated by Lex Luthor and captured. The Joker attempts to gas the RTV, but the riders escape into Metropolis before reaching LexCorp, where Cyborg is attempting to hack the building's security systems. Batman arrives to provide cover, allowing the riders to enter LexCorp, where they are ambushed by Luthor. The RTV makes its way to the giant laboratory where the League members are held; as the riders work to destroy Luthor's robot sentries, Cyborg and Batman free the League. Escaping back into the city, the Justice League and the Reserve Team battle Lex Luthor, the Joker, Lexbots and their henchmen, following the pair into the city's subway system before ultimately capturing them. In appreciation for saving the city, the riders are made honorary Justice League members and are shown their scores, including the top scorer for that ride vehicle.