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Celebrate MAR10 Day with Mario and friends

8 March 2024

March 10th is MAR10 Day – get it? – and to celebrate we’ve got some news! In a new video, Shigeru Miyamoto announced that Nintendo is working together with Illumination on a new animated film based on the world of Super Mario Bros. – plus, there are updates on some of the upcoming adventures you can enjoy with Mario and friends on Nintendo Switch!


New release dates

Fold into adventure in the returning classic Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door on the 23rd May, and creep carefully into spooky escapades in Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD on the 27th June.

Both games are now available to pre-order, too!


Three classics Mario titles and icon parts for Nintendo Switch Online members

Nintendo Switch Online members can also enjoy three additional Mario titles from Game Boy starting 12th March: Dr. Mario, Mario Tennis and Mario Golf! These titles join a line-up of over 140 retro classics available to Nintendo Switch Online members, including Super Mario Bros., Super Mario World, Super Mario Kart and many more!

Plus, members can create their own Nintendo Switch profile pictures with Super Mario user icon parts, available from the Nintendo Switch Online app on your console.


Get 10% back on select titles featuring Mario and friends

From March 7th to March 24th, when you buy select Mario titles for Nintendo Switch – including Super Mario Bros. Wonder – on Nintendo eShop, or redeem a download code for one of the titles within the promotion period on Nintendo eShop, you’ll receive 10% back in Gold Points for use with your next purchase.


Shop Super Mario on My Nintendo Store

Shop a wide range of Super Mario products on My Nintendo Store, including games, merchandise and My Nintendo rewards. That’s not all, more amiibo have now been added, including the Super Smash Bros. Collection and more!


Try Princess Peach: Showtime! for free

Princess Peach is taking the spotlight in an all-new adventure – and you can try it for free right now! A demo of Princess Peach: Showtime! is available now on Nintendo eShop. Swashbuckle your way through a stage as Swordfighter Peach, or bake up a storm as Patissiere Peach!

Princess Peach: Showtime! releases on Nintendo Switch 22nd March.


Nintendo Switch is the home of Mario and friends!

Whether you’re after adventure, ready to race, feeling sporty or in the mood to party, there are loads of games featuring Mario and friends available on Nintendo Switch!

Meet Mario and friends, and see even more games, on our Super Mario hub!


More MAR10 Day fun!

There are even more ways to celebrate MAR10 Day this year:


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