5th September 2021 – (Beijing) Universal Studios Beijing will open officially on 20th September, 2021 to public as part of Universal Beijing Resort. Invited-only test operation started on 1st September, 2021. The park would become the fifth Universal Studios-branded theme park in the world, the seventh Universal-built park overall, and the third in Asia, after Universal Studios Japan and Universal Studios Singapore. However, it would also be the first Universal-built park in Asia to not include Sesame Street as one of its licensed properties.
It is reported that according to the price list published by Universal Studios Beijing, off-season day tickets are 418 yuan each and off-season weekday day tickets are 528 yuan each, peak season day tickets are 638 yuan each, and specified day tickets are 748 yuan each. Specified days cover part of the mainland statutory holidays. Beijing Universal Studios covers an area of 6 times bigger than the park in Singapore and 2 times bigger than the park in Osaka.
Universal Studios Beijing is approximately 54 hectares (130 acres) in area, occupying the northeastern most part of the 400-hectare (990-acre) Universal Beijing Resort. The park has seven themed zones including Hollywood Boulevard, Jurassic World Isla Nublar, Waterworld, Kung Fu Panda Land of Awesomeness, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Transformers: Metrobase and Minion Land, each surrounding a large, central lagoon
The project was announced on October 13, 2014 with the plan to invest 20 billion RMB (US$3.3 billion) into the new theme park; a groundbreaking ceremony was held on October 31, 2016. It will feature attractions themed primarily to Universal-owned movies, TV shows, animation, and music, as well as licensed properties from other companies (e.g., Warner Bros. etc.)