Universal Studios Japan had planned to open its Nintendo-based theme park on February 4, but after a state of emergency was declared across several prefectures, it is being pushed back indefinitely. As Reuters reports, Japan is experiencing a third wave of coronavirus infections that have reached record levels, and Osaka, where the park is located, is a hotspot.
Bloomberg Reporter Takashi Mochizuki pointed out the announcement, which says the opening will only be rescheduled once the state of emergency is lifted. Universal Studios first pushed back the planned opening date last summer, and the growing number of infections justifies more than waiting a little longer. For now, if you want to experience the “live life video game”