Super Nintendo World, the eagerly awaited “life-size, living video game” theme park will open on February fourth in Osaka, Universal Studios Japan has declared. The opening date is an welcome surprise, as Universal and Nintendo last said that the recreation center would open in the spring of 2021.

To get people fired up, Universal Studios Japan (USJ) has given a see of a key park attraction, the Mario Kart rollercoaster. Set inside Bowser’s manor, it utilizes AR and projection-planning tech, with every rider wearing a Mario cap-molded AR headset.

Despite the fact that the ride itself is on rails, every vehicle has a steering wheel and the AR tech will permit visitors to “compete” against one another. To increase an edge, visitors can gather virtual coins by means of a wristband while roaming the park with a Switch console.

“During the race, guests can throw the swords they get from the item box to repel the enemy and will compete for first place with Mario and Princess Peach to advance in the course,” the interpreted PR reads. The experience changes for each ride and it seems as though there’s a strong component of chance with regards to winning or losing.

Bloomberg noticed that the Super Nintendo World park area appeared to be somewhat little, which isn’t ideal in the event that it has a lot of guests in a pandemic. Nonetheless, it will at last extend through a Donkey Kong region that is now under development.

USJ likewise guaranteed “hygiene enhancement measures,” being made in partnership with health authorities, and plans to work at half limit. All that stated, things could likewise change contingent upon what occurs with the pandemic, as Osaka has become a COVID-19 hotspot throughout the most recent a little weeks.

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