Epic Universe wearable bands to unlock these immersive experiences

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Here’s how Super Nintendo World Power-up Bands work — and the tech behind them.


Universal Orlando Resort on May 2 released more details about the interactive installations coming to Super Nintendo World at Epic Universe.

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Power-Up Bands will be available for purchase by Epic Universe guests, and what those bands do will further immerse them in Universal’s fantasy world. A company news release said the wearable will enhance play throughout Super Mario Land and Donkey Kong Country, allowing guests to collect digital coins by punching blocks and playing interactive activities.

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