Nintendo fans will have to wait longer to visit a Super Nintendo World in the United States. After a construction delay linked to a pandemic, Universal’s Epic Universe Park in Orlando, which will include the Nintendo-themed attraction, will miss its initially scheduled opening date of 2023. Orange County Mayor, Jerry demings Universal informed him that the park will now open in early 2025.
After the news broke, the company released a on Epic Universe. He did not announce a new opening date, but neither did he challenge the mayor’s comment. Universal has confirmed that work on the project has restarted after Comcast, its parent company, ordered a postponement near the start of the pandemic. He said work would “start immediately,” but also noted that it would take “several months” for the project to be revamped and scaled up.
Other than saying the site will eventually span 750 acres and include a theme park, entertainment center, as well as hotels, stores, and restaurants, Universal did not share its specific vision for Epic Universe. We know it attraction, but it’s unclear if this will open at the same time as the rest of the park.
The first Super Nintendo World in Osaka, Japan faced its own set of delays related to the pandemic. The theme park was originally intended , but Universal Studios Japan the opening date after the city declared a state of emergency due to rising rates of COVID-19 infection.