Opening of Super Nintendo World in “indefinite interruption”

Opening of Super Nintendo World in "indefinite interruption"

Nintendo-themed section of Universal Studios postponed as COVID-19 rises in Japan

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The opening of the Super Nintendo World amusement park has been delayed indefinitely as Japan continues to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

A record rise in infections prompted the Japanese government to declare a state of emergency in all major hubs, rather than the Tokyo area as before.

This includes the city of Osaka, which prompted Universal Studios to postpone the launch of the Nintendo-themed section of its theme park, Bloomberg reports.

The opening was scheduled for Feb. 4, after being delayed from its original plan of a summer launch to tie in with the Tokyo Olympics.

Bloomberg reports that this has now been put on an indefinite hiatus, following government guidelines to restrict non-essential travel and activities.

A new opening date will be chosen when the state of emergency is lifted.

The launch would have allowed visitors to …

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