The grand opening of Super Nintendo World, Japan's brand-new Super Mario inspired amusement park has been delayed amidst a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases.
If you're a fan of Nintendo's Super Mario series you might be disappointed to hear that Super Nintendo World's opening has been delayed.
The update comes after Japan's state of emergency has been extended to cover 11 of its 47 prefectures.
A recent rise in Covid-19 cases has resulted in Osaka declaring a state of emergency.
Sadly, fans will have to wait a while longer to see Super Nintendo World for themselves.
Super Nintendo World Delayed
Super Nintendo World is an exciting prospect for Super Mario fans and Nintendo fans in general.
The amusement park replicates the Mushroom Kingdom and other established locations from the Super Mario games.
The park is filled with a number of Mario inspired attractions and provides a wealth of entertainment for fans.
However, after Japan announced new measures to combat Covid-19, the original opening date of February 4th has now been delayed.
It is as of yet unclear when Universal Studios Japan will announce another opening date.
The new measures are set to be kept in place until February 7th. However, this could be subject to change given the current level of cases in Japan.
Super Nintendo World's opening being delayed is certainly frustrating, but also a necessary step that needs to be taken.
I'm sure fans can persevere a while longer and in the mean-time, they can check out the Super Nintendo World Virtual Tour to see the attractions for themselves.
Nintendo News and Updates
Whilst fans are waiting for news of Super Nintendo World's new opening date, theres plenty of Nintendo news to be excited about.
There's also a leak that has suggested a new Mario game could be on its way soon.
If you are unfortunate enough to have booked tickets to go and visit for the Super Nintendo World opening, maybe you can pass the time by playing some Nintendo games instead.
Better yet, you could even treat yourself to the brand-new Mario-themed Nintendo Switch.
You could even bring it with you and play whilst you're waiting in line for the attractions...
Furthermore, Nintendo fans have even more look to forward to in the future with the potential release of Nintendo's rumored Switch Pro.
There is already an alleged release date for the rumored console, as well as a Nintendo leak that has revealed major switch titles coming in 2021.
If you are excited about Super Nintendo World, you can take a look at the website here.
Lastly, and in very exciting news, a new Pokemon game trailer has just been shown off on Twitter.
You should definitely check out the Super Nintendo World virtual tour for more information about the attractions.
We will continue to keep you updated with any news regarding the new amusement park.
Rest assured, it will be a thrilling experience for Nintendo fans once it is open for good.