In the bustling heart of central London, at one of the busiest times of the year, Xbox is hosting a tranquil experience like no other.
Inspired by three Xbox titles — Starfield, Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty, and the as yet unreleased Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2 — participants are taken on a journey through different worlds, and encouraged to use their imagination to dream, explore, and create.
“Working with Xbox on the Power Your Dreams experience has been an amazing collaboration,” adds dream psychologist, Ian Wallace. “The dream narration mixed with these powerful visuals really creates an immersive entertainment experience that takes fans into a world of imagination.”
The motivation to unlock your own world in your thoughts
One of the first participants on the opening day was AJ from West London. “I came here to have a cheeky look,” he said. “I love gaming; I’ve always been a PC gamer but this experience has been so immersive and so cool — it showed me more about what to expect from Xbox. I really enjoyed it.”
AJ’s friend Shen, from South London, added: “The vibrance and the transition between stories was excellent. I particularly loved the cityscape immersion.”
Steven and Patricia were visiting from the Netherlands and Poland respectively and paid a visit to the installation. Steven said “Lying there you are lost in your thoughts and the visual experience. The fact it was in high quality HD was so good.”
“I noticed there were different storylines within the visuals, some more hidden than others,” observed Patricia. “The storylines and the whole experience was very motivational. Eventually you need to unlock your own world.”
Power Your Dreams: The power of immersive experiences
After participating in the Power Your Dreams session, visitors are able to play fan-favourite Xbox titles including Forza Motorsport and Halo Infinite. Custom-made private gaming pods provide another style of immersive setting to experience gaming on the Xbox Series X.
“The immersive technology of the Outernet has brought the power of Xbox Series X to life,” said James Butcher, Xbox Director for Northern Europe. “It’s been great to see so many Xbox fans come through our free Power Your Dreams event, and we hope it provides an entertaining experience amongst the frantic holiday shopping in Central London.”
The event is running until December 2nd at the Outernet, by Tottenham Court Road Station. Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 8LH.
Pre-book via Eventbrite or try your luck on the day as a walk-in.