Instead, it's selling an nearly implausible level of fun by spotlighting the park's immersive MO.
The real-world Mario Kart will definitely be one of the highlights of the theme park, with some safety precautions, of course.
But with the park due to open before the Tokyo Olympics, and the Olympics scheduled for July, it'd be nice to start seeing some more concrete info!
Also during today's press event, we got to see some interactivity with Question Mark Blocks that will be scattered throughout Super Nintendo World.More news: Nick Kyrgios explains Rafael Nadal ‘insight’ ahead of potential ATP Cup battle
"We have great confidence in the quality of the new area", Universal Studios Japan chief executive J. L. Bonnier said.
Where is the Super Nintendo World?
Theme Park Shop claimed in December that the Mario Kart Ride, which is set to appear in all iterations of Universal Studios' upcoming Super Nintendo World, will feature several locations from the Mario Kart games.
Nintendo describes the theme park as a "life size experience of the game world", with the promise of combining games and attractions with "the world's most advanced technology". Rather than catch characters, though, guests will be able to collect digital coins, according to information Kurumi Mori from Bloomberg posted to Twitter.More news: Abby Huntsman Announces She’s Quitting As Co-Host of The View
What makes the park really feel like a game is the power-up band that visitors will wear on their wrists. "You're not just playing the game; you're living the game, you're living the adventure".
Visitors will also use wearable "power-up bands" to take part in a virtual experience based on Mario's Mushroom Kingdom Universe.
In this augmented reality, a CGI Super Mario runs around collecting coins, spurred on by human visitors.More news: Oscars 2020: How to watch the Academy Awards