Super Nintendo World is scheduled to open Feb. 4 at Universal Studios Japan and is based on video games from the Kyoto-based game developer. The theme park operator, a unit of NBCUniversal in Universal City, has invested $578 million into the project.
According to a story from Bloomberg, one of the first attractions will be a Mario Kart ride inside a re-creation of Bowser’s Castle. Borrowing an idea from the Super Mario franchise, visitors can collect virtual coins by wearing a dedicated wristband as they explore and interact with park features via a Switch console, the story said.
Universal Studios had plans to open a similar video game-themed area at its Florida theme park, but those were put on hold, according to Bloomberg.