Super Nintendo World opening delayed due to COVID-19 pandemic limitations

Universal Studios Japan has revealed that it will postpone the opening of its Super Nintendo World amusement park. Yesterday saw Osaka – alongside 10 other prefectures of Japan – positioned into a state of emergency situation following a rise of COVID-19 infections, which has halted Universal Studios’ strategies to open the gates on February 4.
Super Nintendo World – a near $600 million endeavor which includes themed trips, diners, sideshows, and other tourist attractions – has been in building and construction given that early 2017 and was originally expected to being open up to the general public last year, in order to profit from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Eventually, the Olympics themselves would likewise be postponed, and are now tentatively scheduled to occur summer2021
The continuous COVID-19 pandemic is yet to reach a manageable phase where it is safe for the public to gather together en masse. Places such as amusement park would be veritable hives of transmission. As such, the choice to postpone the opening is an inevitable one. No rescheduled date for Super Nintendo World’s grand opening was revealed, with the state of emergency situation expected to remain in place till February 7 at the earliest.
Surging infection in Japan tanks Nintendo’s theme park opening[Bloomberg]

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