The park was originally scheduled to open in 2023 before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Universal Orlando has a new walkaround character for the holidays.
The expansion will open in Japan in 2024 and will include a new roller coaster.
NBCUniversal CEO: ‘We intend to build’ Epic Universe, hopes ‘Roaring ‘20s effect’ will boost theme parks
Universal Orlando's third theme park has put on hold in April due to the pandemic.
SeaWorld will now be open Thursdays through Sept. 6.
This is the second round of layoffs at the resort since it reopened in June.
Not all construction on Epic Universe will be halted, as existing road work and site preparation will continue.
"We remain very confident that the parks business will generate healthy returns over the long term,” said Brian Roberts, chairman and CEO of Universal’s parent company, Comcast.