Super Nintendo World is opening at Universal Studios Hollywood in February. Here's what fans should know.

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Super Nintendo World is opening at Universal Studios Hollywood in February.

It will be the first Super Nintendo World in the U.S. and the second worldwide, following Japan.

“From the moment guests pass through the iconic green pipe, a journey filled with exploration, discovery and play awaits that is entirely unlike anything they’ve experienced before,” Universal Studios Hollywood said in a press release.

Guests will be transported to the Mushroom Kingdom of Nintendo’s Super Mario franchise through both in-person theming and augmented reality features across the new land.

Here’s what guests can expect when it opens in Southern California:

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When does Super Nintendo World open?

Super Nintendo World officially opens at Universal Studios Hollywood on Feb. 17.

Are there rides at Super Nintendo World?

Mario Kart: Bowser’s Challenge will be the star attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood’s Super Nintendo World. With a mix of augmented reality, “projection mapping technology” and moving track, it’ll be the closest thing to stepping inside a Mario Kart video game.

Guests will don AR headsets as they zip through “familiar courses” in four-person vehicles, collecting coins and competing against Team Bowser for the Golden Cup. Each race will have a variety of outcomes.

What else is there to do at Super Nintendo World?

There will be interactive games and activities throughout the themed land, as well as AR binoculars that give the land “a new dimension.”

Guests can collect digital coins and complete challenges to obtain keys from the likes of Koopa Troopa and Goomba. For an added layer of engagement, guests can purchase Power-Up wristbands that do things like keep track of scores and unlock “extra-special interactions with Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach,” according to Universal Studios Hollywood.

Guests who need to refuel can find an array of themed dishes like Super Mushroom Soup, Piranha Plant Caprese and Princess Peach Cupcakes at Toadstool Cafe. Super Mario fans who want to bring a piece of their experience home can find all sorts of souvenirs at the 1-Up Factory store.

Where is Super Nintendo World located?

Super Nintendo World will be located in a newly expanded area of Universal Studios Hollywood’s Lower Lot. The Lower Lot is also home to the park’s Jurassic World, Mummy and TRANSFORMERS-themed rides.

Universal Studios Hollywood is located in Universal City, California, near Los Angeles.

How much does it cost to go to Super Nintendo World?

Super Nintendo World will be included with admission to Universal Studios Hollywood.

One-day tickets start at $109.

Does Universal Studios Hollywood require reservations?

Universal Studios Hollywood does not require reservations for entry, just tickets.

Is Universal Orlando getting Nintendo?

Universal Parks and Resorts said in 2016 that Super Nintendo World would come to all three of its resorts.

Japan’s opened first in March of 2021. Hollywood’s Super Nintendo World officially opens in February. No details have been announced for Orlando, Florida.

Is Nintendo part of Universal?

Kyoto-based Nintendo Co. Ltd. is not owned by NBCUniversal.

Universal Creative partnered with Nintendo to bring Super Nintendo World to life.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Universal Studios Hollywood’s Super Nintendo World opening in February

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