On Wednesday, NBCUniversal had officially announced plans for a brand-new theme park, not located in Florida or California, instead located in Texas. Want to hear more details?
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Universal, the Walt Disney Company’s main competitor, owns several theme parks worldwide including: Universal Studios Orlando, Islands of Adventure, Volcano Bay Waterpark, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan and soon Universal’s Epic Universe.
Universal is currently in the process of building their fourth park in Florida, Epic Universe, which is set currently slated to open sometime in 2025. This new theme park will include themed lands Super Nintendo World, Universal Monsters, How to Train Your Dragon and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The park will also include several quick service and sit down restaurants, and a large on-property hotel.
On Wednesday, Universal Parks and Resorts announced plans for a new theme park located in Frisco, Texas, nearby Dallas, Texas. The all-new theme park will be full of many family-friendly attractions, interactive shows and experiences, food and beverage venues and more, along with a large themed on-property hotel.
“It will be full of family-friendly attractions, interactive and playful shows, character meet and greets, unique merchandise and fun food and beverage venues,” the release states. “Although smaller in size, it will still carry the same quality as Universal’s other larger resort destinations.”
It is currently unknown what kinds of attractions or themed lands this park will contain, although, we can expect these details to be announced soon. This new park will more likely feature some kind of Universal IPs such as Trolls, Kung-Fu Panda, Super Mario Bros, among others, based on the concept art shared by executives shared at the press conference on Wednesday.
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Photo Courtesy: Universal (Concept Art).