It was back in December when we got the news that Universal and Minions fans had been waiting for. Universal confirmed that Villian-Con Minion Blast will open at Universal Studios Florida in summer 2023.
We have been tracking the developments with this exciting new attraction which can be seen below, and new photos have appeared this week of the exterior to Villian-Con Minion Blast with a now large V and logo at the entrance to the attraction.
Current work at front of Villian-Con Minion Blast. pic.twitter.com/FsSwRvIJAf— bioreconstruct (@bioreconstruct) March 21, 2023
There is still further work to be done on the exterior of the building which will house the new walk-through attraction which is taking over the location of the former Shrek 4-D attraction.
BREAKING: Illumination’s Villain-Con Minion Blast is coming to Universal Orlando Summer 2023. Put your skills to the ultimate test as you attempt to blast your way to supervillain stardom.— Universal Orlando Resort (@UniversalORL) December 8, 2022
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In February we saw photos online of the facade and queue line showing the additions of a number of posters. Majority of the work, however, is going on inside the attraction itself and will we have to wait a little longer to see the progress which has been made there.
Villain-Con banners in the Minion Blast queue. pic.twitter.com/huWAmTpzqV— bioreconstruct (@bioreconstruct) February 10, 2023
As predicted, Villian-Con Minion Blast will be based on the first minions movie with guests getting the opportunity to experience Village-Con through this "interactive, blaster game experience."
Guests aim to join The Vicious 6 by impressing them with their villian skills through a series of tests. The attraction is set to use a combination of detailed physical sets and the latest gaming technology to create an amazing new experience. We are promised to come face to face with tons of Minions and villians in this upcoming Villian-Con Minion Blast attraction.
As expected, in the former location of the Classic Universal Monsters Cafe will be the Minions Cafe. We are also promised other Minions themed additions which make this area into the new “Minion Land on Illumination Ave.”
Are you excited by the news of the upcoming Villian-Con Minion Blast? Do you think Universal is making the right decision to create a whole land dedicated to Minions? Let us know your thoughts by leaving us a comment below or on our Facebook page.
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