At Universal Studios Japan on February 4, 2021, Super Nintendo World will make its highly anticipated debut. The new version, which will be the first multi-level land of the Osaka theme park, was formerly scheduled to open in the past summer but was delayed mainly because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Next year’s grand opening will kick off the theme park’s year-long 20th Anniversary Celebration. Highpoints of the fresh theme park experience will be Mario Kart- and Yoshi-themed rides along with restaurants and shops. The special Power-Up Band will permit guests to engross themselves in Super Nintendo World and keep score along the way.
In the world’s first interactive Mario Kart ride visitors will experience Koopa’s Challenge and race through their favorite courses as they throw shells while competing with iconic characters like Princess Peach, Mario, and Luigi. The ride combines a physical set with enlarged reality, projection mapping, and screen projection to put guests in the center of the action.
Super Nintendo World will also have it’s very own Bowser’s Castle presenting stone walls, spiked fences, and heavy iron doors alongside a massive stone statue of Bowser.
In the middle of the castle lies the world’s first Mario Kart theme park ride made after the Mario Kart games, which have sold over 150 Million units.
Universal Creative has come together with Nintendo to bring a real-life racing venture to Universal Studio in Japan with its Mario Kart: Koopa’s Challenge! Contestants will put on their headset which is programmed to take them through the Mario Kart universe to experience never-ending excitement and thrills.
Universal does also has plans to apply the same game in the U.S. Super Nintendo World will open in Orlando and Los Angeles.
Based on WESH.com, Comcast executives confirmed some reports on featuring a Super Nintendo World in the new Universal theme park.