Super Nintendo World starts virtual tour in front of the grand opening
- January 13, 2021
Super Nintendo World may not be available to guests until one month from now, yet fans would now be able to get a sneak look.
Universal Studios Japan launched a virtual tour through its new theme park in Osaka, Japan, a week ago.
The “highly themed and immersive” theme park will open with two interactive rides, a few other interactive games, restaurants and gift shops.
The virtual tour starts by demonstrating fans Bowser’s castle, where Mario Kart: Koopa’s Challenge is.
As indicated by a press release from Universal Studios Japan, visitors wear headsets to ride the “life-sized Mario Kart experience” and can throw virtual shells to take out rivals and excel on some of the notable courses from the Mario Kart game series.
The tour likewise shows the other interactive ride, Yoshi’s Adventure, on Mount Beanpole.
“Hang on to Yoshi as you search for Captain Toad on a treasure hunt!” the virtual tour says. “Get a spectacular view of the Mushroom Kingdom from Mount Beanpole while having fun on this ride that’s perfect for the whole family.”
As indicated by the release, visitors ride on Yoshi’s back on a “treasure hunting adventure” led by Captain Toad and need to discover three colored eggs.
Beside Yoshi’s Adventure and Mario Kart, Super Nintendo World additionally offers significantly more vivid encounters, including a test to “infiltrate Bowser Jr.’s lair” and get together with different visitors to “take him on,” the virtual tour says.
As indicated by the press release, some of the intelligent bits of the park – including gathering virtual coins and stamps – require a Power-Up Band, which costs ¥3,200 (about $39 USD).
At long last, the tour shows fans the theme park’s restaurants – Kinopio’s Cafe, Yoshi’s Snack Island and Pit Stop Popcorn – and the theme park’s gift shops – Mario Motors and 1UP Factory.
Super Nintendo World’s great opening is planned for Feb. 4, which harmonizes with Universal Studio Japan’s 20th anniversary.
General Studios Japan – owned by NBCUniversal’s parent organization, Comcast – is following exacting coronavirus health and safety protocols, the release said.