Universal Studios Hollywood has officially hit START on their brand new Super Nintendo World expansion and MouseInfo had the chance to explore all the offerings of the ambitious new expansion.

While the functioning movie studio hybrid theme park does not have the blessing of size, it still packs a world of fun into a very small footprint. Here’s what you can expect in Super Nintendo World starting February 17, 2023. Letsa go!

EDITOR’S NOTE: This posting was updated 2/25 to remove pre-opening details.

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Shown here is a look at the full interactive digital map of Super Nintendo World setting the stage for your in-person video game adventure. You can see this map inside the Universal Studios Hollywood app and use it to keep track of your adventures with a Power-Up Band.

Let’s take a closer look…


Mario Kart: Bowser’s Challenge

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There’s only one traditional attraction in Super Nintendo World and it comes in the form of this 3D/4D hybrid attraction that straps you into a Mario Kart vehicle, has you don an Augmented Reality headset, and embark on an interactive journey across some iconic visuals from the Mario franchise.


Power-Up Band Experience

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This isn’t a ride but you can level up your experience exploring the land with an upcharge Power-Up Band that is specific to the land and tracks your progress with in-world activities. You can to collect virtual coins and achievement stamps plus unlock interactive elements through a self-guided side quest journey.


Meet the Characters

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Mario, Luigi, and Princes Peach are all ready to meet and greet their fans at Super Nintendo World. Here’s what you need to know…



Toadstool Café

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Get your fill inside this ADORABLE quick service restaurant that features a great variety of hot eats and sweet treats.



1-UP Factory

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A gift shop featuring tons of Nintendo and Super Nintendo World items to level up your day with some game-changing merch.


More to Explore

AR Binoculars

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A not-so “secret level” can be found where you’ll find interactive elements including a pair of AR binoculars!


Outdoor Vending

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Just outside of Super Nintendo World, you can pre-game your experience with some fun drinks and popcorn!


Virtual Line Reservation

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On select days, a Virtual Line Reservation may be required to access Super Nintendo World. Check out our guide below for more details.


See it for Yourself

Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Hollywood officially opened February 17, 2023 and is now open daily.

The new Super Nintendo World expansion is located inside of Universal Studios Hollywood park and access is included with regular park admission. Super Nintendo World is not a separate theme park.

MORE INFO: For tickets, visit store.universalstudioshollywood.com.

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