Located within the SMRT network, the 22,000 sq-ft venue is the largest social and entertainment destination in the Orchard Road belt, offering over 160 games and attractions
Singapore, 20 April 2023 – Timezone, the world’s leading family entertainment centre, has launched its largest and most innovative entertainment venue at Orchard Xchange in Singapore. Opening its doors to guests on 21 April at Basement 1, right above Orchard MRT station, this sprawling 22,000 sq-ft location will be the largest plate of social and entertainment space in the Orchard Road belt, featuring the latest and greatest games and attractions such as bumper cars, social bowling, Virtual Reality (VR) and unique party rooms designed for social play and celebrations.
The launch of Timezone Orchard Xchange, a first-of-its-kind concept within the SMRT network, in partnership with Stellar Lifestyle, the business arm of SMRT Corporation Limited, charts a new milestone for the company as it scales its presence in the region.
“Timezone has been the preferred entertainment destination for families and friends to play and have fun together for over 45 years, with a footprint of more than 320 locations across the globe. In partnership with Stellar Lifestyle for our latest venue at Orchard Xchange, we are excited to introduce a new dimension of social entertainment in the heart of Orchard Road and bring world-class, vibrant leisure and entertainment experiences to consumers in the heart of the city,” said Mr Nesh Selva, General Manager, Timezone Singapore.
“We are thrilled to welcome Timezone to Orchard Xchange, which marks the first-ever entertainment facility within a MRT network. In today’s rapidly evolving retail landscape, Stellar Lifestyle will continue to curate and enhance our retail mix that delivers innovative and exciting experiences to engage and delight our commuters. We are confident that Timezone Orchard Xchange will become a must-visit destination. The facility is a place where entertainment and leisure are seamlessly integrated to create a truly holistic and immersive experience for everyone.” said Mr Tony Heng, President of Stellar Lifestyle.
ONE-OF-A-KIND ATTRACTIONS DESIGNED FOR SOCIAL EXPERIENCES
At Timezone Orchard Xchange, one-of-a-kind games and attractions are designed for social play and entertainment. Visitors can expect a unique experience that blends cutting-edge technology, fun, and bonding.
Taking up prime zones at the newly opened venue include an Arkadia VR arena and other best-loved virtual reality games from around the world such as King Kong Skull Island and Virtual Rabbids. VR gaming experiences such as these require agility, strength, mental tenacity, flexibility and sharpness and are best played in teams, in a social space, as players work together to solve problems.
Bumper cars have been a timeless favourite at amusement and theme parks for generations and they are now a featured highlight at Timezone Orchard Xchange. Equipped with safety features such as high backseats that protect riders’ backs and necks, these cars can spin 360 degrees, providing an exhilarating experience for all ages. Bumper cars offer a unique and fun experience for families with young children, teenagers, and adults alike, making them an ideal way to bond and create special memories together. Visitors from all over the world can enjoy the exciting atmosphere and thrilling rides at Timezone Orchard Xchange.
At Timezone Orchard Xchange, guests can also enjoy a high-technology thematic zone that features eight lanes of bowling, including four social bowling lanes and four mini bowling lanes suitable for families and kids, or anyone seeking a casual game. The lanes are brought to life with interactive animations projected onto them, creating a visual bowling experience that is truly unique.
In addition to these feature zones, guests can also enjoy state-of-the-art arcade games from Timezone which are produced by the world’s best game makers such as LAI, Bandai Namco, and SEGA. More than 160 games and attractions are available at the venue including The Hillbilly Shooting Gallery, driving zones and a competition zone offering games such as NBA Gametime Pro and Skee Ball Glow.
Games are played using Timezone Powercards, featuring a proprietary Tap ‘n’ Play card reader technology for a seamless and hassle-free customer experience. Guests can also expect a wide variety of prizes such as original branded merchandise and IP-licensed characters.
POP-UP PARTIES AND EXCLUSIVE EXPERIENCES
The venue also boasts two fully-equipped party rooms for private parties, events and celebrations. Visitors who book these rooms are free to bring in their own catering and will have a dedicated party host assigned to them to make planning special occasions and celebrations for their loved ones fuss-free. Timezone’s Fun Package is priced at SGD 55 per child and comes with 45 minutes of party area usage and 90 minutes of Timezone Play. The package also provides each child with 500 tickets, and a special 2,500 ticket for the birthday child which can be redeemed for prizes.
“Beyond just games, Timezone is deeply committed to providing customers with a unique and fun experience that is built around social interaction and bonding. With our investments in cutting-edge technology, supersized location and dedication to creating places where people can connect and build meaningful relationships with each other – we have been able to successfully innovative, evolve and expand into the test of time,” said Mr. Nesh Selva, General Manager, Timezone Singapore.
Since the opening of its first outlet in Perth, Australia in 1978, Timezone has grown to become the world’s leading family entertainment centre with a footprint in more than 320 locations across the globe – and a presence in countries such as Australia, India, Indonesia, New Zealand, Philippines, Vietnam, and Singapore. In Singapore, Timezone launched its first outlet in 1996. Beyond its Timezone Orchard Xchange venue, the company has more than 15 locations across Singapore. Prior to the launch of Timezone Orchard Xchange, the entertainment centre launched Timezone Jurong Point on 2 September 2022.
Discover these amazing launch promotions exclusively from Timezone:
● Buy SGD 60, get SGD 120
● Buy SGD 100, get SGD 200
● Buy SGD 200, get SGD 500
Reload through the Timezone Fun App and receive up to an additional 200 e-tickets, ensuring endless fun together at Timezone Orchard Xchange. Get ready for an unforgettable time!
For more information, please visit www.timezonegames.com/en-sg.
About Timezone Singapore
Timezone is the world’s leading fun family entertainment centre delivering entertainment concepts that provide a social experience filled with state-of-the-art interactive games, rides and attractions. Our best-in class store design and well trained FunSquad guarantees a fun-filled experience for both the young and the young-at-heart. Timezone pioneered the use of the Tap ‘n’ Play card reader technology that enables contactless play. Timezone internationally operates over 320 locations across 7 countries, with 15 venues in Singapore, all conveniently located in leading shopping malls located across the island. It has been awarded the recognition as one of the country’s most prestigious Superbrands.
About Stellar Lifestyle
Stellar Lifestyle, a business arm of SMRT Corporation Limited, has expertise in property and retail management, media, and digital advertising solutions. We create vibrant transit destinations and lifestyle experiences to make our everyday touchpoints better. Our growing portfolio includes mall management and outdoor media & digital engagement platforms. We are also the largest managing agent of retail and advertising spaces in Singapore’s rail network. www.stellarlifestyle.com.sg