It’s almost March 10 again, and in the Nintendo universe that is known as Mar10 Day! Every year we celebrate the mustached plumber from the Mushroom Kingdom, and this year we celebrate with savings on Mario games in the eShop.
Nintendo is offering special deals on select Mario games between Sunday, March 10, and Saturday, March 16. During this promotion, you can buy a Nintendo Switch console and one of five Mario titles for just $329.98, a savings of $30, or 50% off normal retail price.
Fear not if you already own a Nintendo Switch, you will still be able to take advantage of this wonderful promotion, You can buy a digital download code from participating retail stores, or retailers websites to redeem in the Switch eShop through your Switch console.
The five Mario games featured in the promotion, which all offer fun experiences that can be enjoyed together by the whole family, are:
Super Mario Party, an uproarious party game for up to four players. Play as classic characters in a series of more than 80 fun new minigames.
Super Mario Odyssey, a massive globe-trotting 3D adventure for one to two players. Using his new ally Cappy to control objects, animals and enemies, Mario explores multiple creative Kingdoms to collect Power Moons.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, the multiplayer high-speed racer. Race friends through colorful tracks using iconic characters like Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Bowser, and even Link from The Legend of Zelda series and the Inklings from Splatoon.
Mario Tennis Aces, a multiplayer sports game. Play locally or online with friends in fast-paced tennis matches across multiple modes.
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, a multiplayer side-scrolling platformer with 164 creative and challenging levels.
“What better way to celebrate Mario Day than by playing some of the most popular Mario games on Nintendo Switch,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “This promotion is a great option for consumers who want to pick up Nintendo Switch and some hit games at a value price.”
The Switch console + one Mario game promotion will be available to purchase in-store or online at participating retailers, while the individual Mario game sale is exclusive to participating retailers that sell digital download codes. For more information about the promotion, including a list of participating retailers, visit https://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals.
On top of the console promotion, fans can redeem their My Nintendo points for rewards inspired by Mario. To celebrate Mar10 Day, My Nintendo is offering a March calendar and Mario Day wallpapers. If you are planning on throwing your own Mar10 Day party, Mario-themed invites and bingo cards are available, as well as themed envelopes perfect for holding eShop Cards.