Universal Studios Japan's anticipated Super Nintendo World zone will finally be accessible to the public in a few months. The Osaka theme park will open on February 4th, 2021 and more details about what it will offer was announced in a press release.
One of the interesting attractions is the Mario Kart-themed rollercoaster which is supplemented with AR headsets and projection mapping technology. The ride takes place in a reproduction of Bowser's castle and while further details of this attraction isn't available, the press release does mention the ability to throw power-ups obtained from item boxes to counter competitors. It also mentions that the experience changes with each ride. Additionally, the press release mentions that this attraction is the fruit of 6 years of collaboration between Universal Studios Japan and Nintendo's creative team, including Shigeru Miyamoto.
Moreover, the park is said to be collaborating with health officials to ensure a safe environment for visitors and staff.