I love a petty theme park fight. Universal Orlando’s Twitter account is known for trolling Disney often. The last time they trolled Disney was for the Figment popcorn bucket fiasco saying, “Ya’ll must really love popcorn” on January 14th.
Y'all must really like popcorn.
— Universal Orlando Resort (@UniversalORL) January 14, 2022
Yesterday, it was reported by WDWNT, that guests at Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser will be transported to Disney’s Hollywood Studios via box trucks. This is a change from the original iteration of buses. This is described to be an immersive experience as a transportation from the Galactic Starcruiser directly to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
Apparently, test runs have already started of said box trucks. As it looks in the pictures, the box trucks are plain white. I believe this because if the interaction works as planned, guest would never see the exterior of the truck or the driver.
WDWNT also saw construction vehicles and a wrapped Batuu Disney bus. They speculate that the Batuu wrapped bus may take guests to other areas around Walt Disney World. I wonder if it would be the same loading area for both Hollywood Studios and the other parks, or if there will be a different loading area for Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Disney Springs, and the water parks? I suppose we will find out.
Universal Orlando couldn’t let the box truck thing go, so they tweeted about it saying “Get it, folks. We’re goin’ to Universal!” Added in the tweet, was a box truck with Universal Parks & Resorts adorned on it. Feel that burn!
Get in, folks. We're goin' to Universal! pic.twitter.com/utMgB6rUEX
— Universal Orlando Resort (@UniversalORL) January 28, 2022
I guess as the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser opens, we will see how these so called box trucks operate as an immersive experience. I, personally, look forward to see it and comparing to the Hogwarts Express which is truly an innovation and an amazing immersive experience at Universal Orlando.
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