Nintendo announces that “Donkey Kong” area will open in Universal Studios Japan in 2024

Universal Studios Japan fans will pose at the entrance to Super Nintendo World during a media preview of the theme park in Osaka on March 17, 2021. (PhilipFong / AFP via Getty Images)

Tokyo — Japan’s Nintendo Co., Ltd. announced on Tuesday that a “Donkey Kong” -themed expansion to the “Super Nintendo World” at Universal Studios Japan Theme Park in Osaka will open in 2024.

Area with the theme of “Super Mario” open At this year’s park, Nintendo has significantly expanded its efforts to diversify its business beyond the console. The opening was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a statement, Kyoto-based game maker said in a newly announced extension, “Guests will be able to walk the wild side through the lush jungle where Donkey Kong and his friends live.” Said.

Based on one of Nintendo’s most permanent franchises, this area includes a roller coaster and interactive experience, increasing the size of the theme area by 70%.

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