Nintendo has confirmed plans to increase Super Nintendo World, its just lately opened theme park at Common Studios Japan in Osaka, with a brand new Donkey Kong space. The information doesn’t precisely come as a shock — development already appears to have been underway for a while.
Imagery launched by Nintendo confirms that, as speculated, the Donkey Kong zone will certainly be accessed by way of a big spherical door that already exists within the park, which is presently virtually totally Mario-themed. The zone might be a major addition that will increase Tremendous Nintendo World’s total measurement by about 70 %, in response to Nintendo.
The Donkey Kong zone will embrace “a curler coaster, interactive experiences and themed merchandise and meals,” Nintendo says in a statement. “Visitors will have the ability to take a stroll on the wild facet by way of the luxurious jungles the place Donkey Kong and his buddies stay.“ Nintendo goes on to explain the world as “a gamechanger that mixes the revolutionary know-how and globally standard method to theme park leisure of Common with the creativity of Nintendo.”
“I’m very comfortable to have the ability to make the world of Donkey Kong a actuality following the world of Mario,” says Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto, who created the Donkey Kong and Mario characters. “I’m wanting ahead to creating an exhilarating Donkey Kong expertise with the wonderful crew at Common. It’s going to take a while till it’s accomplished, however it will likely be a novel space for not solely people who find themselves conversant in Donkey Kong video games, however for all visitors.”
The brand new space is deliberate to open in 2024, at which level hopefully it’ll be truly attainable to journey to Japan. Nintendo-themed areas are additionally within the works for the Orlando, Hollywood, and Singapore Common Studios parks.