Nintendo continues to try new things to expand its business, and the company's latest initiative will bring its characters and worlds to Universal Parks and Resorts.
"Nintendo and Universal Parks and Resorts today announced plans to bring the world of Nintendo to life at Universal theme parks — creating spectacular, dedicated experiences based on Nintendo’s wildly popular games, characters and worlds," Nintendo said in a statement.
"Universal theme parks offer incredibly popular, innovative themed family entertainment experiences based on compelling stories and characters — using powerful storytelling and innovative technology," the company continued. "Nintendo has created remarkable and imaginative worlds filled with captivating stories and beloved characters. Now, for the first time, those stories and characters will be brought to life in entirely new ways — only at Universal theme parks."
Universal has theme parks in Orlando, Hollywood, Japan and Singapore, and it's currently unknown which parks will be getting these attractions, or what the attractions will entail. The most recent large addition to Universal Orlando was the well-received Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and the addition of Nintendo characters and rides could be a potent weapon against the competing Disney resorts.
It sounds like we're going to have to wait a bit more details.
"The immersive experiences will include major attractions at Universal’s theme parks and will feature Nintendo’s most famous characters and games," the press release said. "More details will be announced in the future, as the Nintendo and Universal creative teams work to create specific concepts."
We're hoping for cat suits.