That was a quick soft open... Universal makes it official with Rip, Ride, Rockit
Written by Robert Niles
The press release hit my in-box this morning. Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit at Universal Studios Florida is now open. Officially. No more "soft open" for the Maurer Söhne roller coaster.Tweet
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Interesting that there was no mention of a media day to create a publicity push for the new ride. Folks in the Orlando area and the southeast, you'll have to let the rest of us know if you see any additional advertising for the ride, or if Universal is continuing with its reduced media presence.
Also, as soon as someone's gotten the on-ride video from the coaster (which wasn't working during the soft open, as I understand), lemme know and I'll embed it here on TPI. (The only reason I ever care about media days is to get legal on-ride video of new rides, and if Universal's gonna have the lipstick cams on this one all the time, we can get that video whenever.)
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