Announced by Nintendo, the new video for We Are Born to Play doesn’t show any actual footage of the much-anticipated theme park, but it does give fans an idea of what to expect, including that guests will have Disney MagicBand-like wrist bands that will allow them and their smartphones to interact with this “life-size, living video game.”
Here is a special music video collaboration between @wearegalantis, @charli_xcx and @USJ_official celebrating #SUPERNINTENDOWORLD! The #Nintendo theme park experience will open in Japan this summer. #USJ https://t.co/2w1DR2nqhJ
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) January 14, 2020
Kurumi Mori of Bloomberg reported on the Super Nintendo World presentation in Japan and provided more info on the park that is scheduled to open before the Summer Olympics, which begins on July 24, 2020.
The presentation showed more of these “Power Up Bands,” which include designs inspired by Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Mario, Toad, and Daisy. Also shown were images of the smartphone app that includes a map of the park and will allow guests to collect digital coins, compete with others, and earn achievements.
It was previously reported that Super Nintendo World will include a Super Mario Kart Ride and one called Yoshi’s Adventures. There will also reportedly be integration with the Nintendo Switch, with rides that interface with Nintendo’s latest console.
While we know Super Nintendo World will also open at Universal Studios Hollywood, Orlando, and Singapore, no opening date or time frame was mentioned in this presentation.
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