Universal Studios Japan has introduced that Super Nintendo World is not going to be opening subsequent month as deliberate. The Nintendo-themed zone of the Osaka park was supposed to open on February 4th after its launch was delayed from final 12 months, however with Osaka being positioned below a state of emergency declaration yesterday till at the very least February seventh, that’s now not going to occur. USJ says it’s going to announce a brand new opening date as soon as the state of emergency has been lifted.
The state of emergency in Japan was initially issued for Tokyo and its surrounding areas, however yesterday the order was expanded to cowl a complete of 11 prefectures, Osaka included. The countermeasures aren’t significantly robust in contrast to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions elsewhere — individuals are discouraged from making non-essential journeys outdoors, and institutions like eating places and film theaters are requested to shut earlier within the night — however it clearly nonetheless will not be the perfect time to open a theme park.
Super Nintendo World is a crucial venture for Nintendo, representing probably the most formidable try but to develop its IP into new enterprise alternatives. The park was initially set to open in time for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, which themselves stay in severe doubt. When it does finally open, it’ll function sights like an AR-powered Mario Kart rollercoaster.