Super Nintendo World opening delayed due to Osaka state of emergency

published 14.01.2021 01:35

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Universal Studios Japan has announced that Super Nintendo World will not be opening next month as planned.

USJ says it will announce a new opening date once the state of emergency has been lifted.

The state of emergency in Japan was initially issued for Tokyo and its surrounding areas, but yesterday the order was expanded to cover a total of 11 prefectures, Osaka included.

The park was initially set to open in time for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, which themselves remain in serious doubt.

The Nintendo-themed zone of the Osaka park was supposed to open on February 4th after its launch was delayed from last year, but with Osaka being placed under a state of emergency declaration yesterday until at least February 7th, that’s no longer going to happen.

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