Development at Universal Studios Hollywood’s Super Nintendo World has been going pretty smoothly, and the park is still slated for an early 2023 opening. And today, we’ve been given a look at one of the Nintendo-themed rides coming to the park.
Of course, you can’t have a Nintendo theme park without a Mario Kart ride, and the first ride will be just that! Mario Kart: Bowser’s Challenge will be an augmented-reality kart racing game where you sit in a four-seater Mario Kart vehicle and race around a moving track. You’ll see other racers like Yoshi, Peach, Toad, Bowser, and even some of the Koopa Kids as you try and compete for the trophy!
Universal Studios Hollywood had this to share about the ride on its official website:
Ready to experience Mario Kart like never before? Put on the special goggles and battle Team Bowser on iconic Mario Kart courses alongside Mario, Luigi, and Princess Peach. Collect coins and throw shells to win the Golden Cup on the world’s first interactive Mario Kart ride with cutting-edge technology at SUPER NINTENDO WORLD™. Opens early 2023.
Some brief footage of the ride gives you a pretty good idea of what to expect — not a real go-karting race, perhaps, but you can at least ride past some Chain Chomps, Pirhana Plants, and through what looks like Bowser’s Castle. Check it out below!
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