UPDATE January 31, 2024 – This is a momentous day for all theme park fans. Universal Orlando Resort has just released a video and posted it to YouTube showing us a whole host of new concept art for the upcoming Universal Epic Universe which is coming to the Universal Orlando Resort in 2025.In the video which is embedded below, you get to see the detailed models of Universal Epic Universe as well as a host of new concept art which really brings each land to life. As expected, Universal has confirmed there will be five incredibly themed worlds with a total of fifty unique compelling experiences.Guests will enter Universal Epic Universe under the Chronos which is the first portal where all the planets align and you begin your journey into Celestial Park. Celestial Park is confirmed to have beautiful landscaping, water features and dining experiences as well as three attractions; Constellation Carousel, Astronomica where you can play with dancing fountains and the headlining dual-launch coaster, Starfall Racers.We also get to see new concept art of the 500-room onsite hotel, Universal Helios Grand Hotel in all its glory.The five lands are now officially confirmed as: Celestial ParkHow To Train Your Dragon Isle Of BerkDark UniverseThe Wizarding World Of Harry Potter Ministry Of Magic: Experience moments from 1920s Paris from Fantastic Beasts and the British Ministry Of MagicSuper Nintendo World: Get to step into the world of Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach and Donkey KongWith the opening of Universal Epic Universe, Universal are definitely trying to tap into the Disney theme park market, advertising Universal Orlando Resort as a week-long destination.We will continue to follow construction progress on Universal Epic Universe over the following weeks and months as we head closer towards the official opening in 2025.What are you most excited about in Universal Epic Universe? Let us know your thoughts by leaving us a comment below or on our Facebook page.December 15, 2023 – Construction progress continues at a rapid rate at Epic Universe and thanks to a photo update from Bioreconstruct and a new video update from Theme Park Stop which is embedded below we can see the work which has been done on each of the lands at Epic Universe. Firstly, work is happening on the cascading waterfalls which will greet guests as they enter through gates of Epic Universe in the central section expected to be Celestial Park. At timestamp 2:08 we get to see images from new permits which show the ride vehicles for the carousel. A ram, a rabbit, a horse and a gondola vehicle seem to be apparent. Nozzles for the splash pad area outside of the carousel have been installed with a new trademarked name “Astronomica” expected to be the name for this area.Further work continues on STARFALL Racers, the dual track roller coaster in the central hub where the comet surrounded by celestial rings has seen the front section being enclosed. What looks like a safety wall is being installed on one of the near miss moments.In the Dark Universe land, spinning roller coaster cars for the Curse of the Werewolf roller coaster are covered and are currently waiting to be installed on the ride.Aerial overview of Epic Universe Dec 8, 2023
• Portal theming at How To Train Your Dragon land
• Dragon land bay filled
• Large number of cascading water features at park entrance
• Show fountain surfacing
• Outline for dome on top the in-park resort tower pic.twitter.com/lK3ceTE6s1— bioreconstruct (@bioreconstruct) December 10, 2023In How To Train Your Dragon Isle of Berk, the portal plate is being installed. In a very exciting development, at timestamp 7:45 you can see the first footage of one of the two Skyfly rides being tested.In Super Nintendo World all of the ride vehicles for Yoshi’s Adventure have now been installed. New details have been recently released for Mine Cart Madness roller coaster with the first version of this attraction set to debut at Universal Studios Japan in spring 2024. Guest will be blasted out of barrel canon and zoom through the jungle in order to protect the golden banana. It is expected to include a range of interactive experiences using powerup bands.With Universal fans already waiting to hear news of possible expansion plans for Epic Universe, the latesr rumor is that the Wizarding World may be the first to receive a phase 2 expansion. It is expected that Universal will offer a Great Hall dinner experience at the right back side of land. This new offering which is rumored to open in summer 2026 would use just a small section of the potential expansion space in this area.In this rumored new experience, guests would be diners and eat within the Great Hall. Special effects would be included to enhance the storytelling of this experience. We await further details on this new rumored expansion experience and will update you when further details are announced.At the end of the video timestamp 15:34 footage can be seen of the Epic Universe hotels. We will continue to update you on further developments regarding the construction progress of Epic Universe over the coming weeks and months.

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