Intel’s spectacular drone show at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea was a record-breaker.

The 1218 Intel® Shooting Star™ drones that lit up the skies at the PyeongChang Games secured the Guinness World Record title for ‘most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne simultaneously’.

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“The Olympics are a time when the sports and entertainment industries are buzzing with record-setting performances, so it was the perfect stage for Intel Shooting Star drones and our team to set their own kind of record,” said Natalie Cheung, general manager of Intel’s drone light show team.

Intel’s drone shows have previously entertained fans at the Super Bowl.