Nintendo Celebrates Mario's 35th Anniversary

Mario! MARIO! MAAAAAARRRIOOOO! This year is the year of Mario! In its 35th anniversary, Nintendo has announced a major Super Mario celebration! In their recent Direct, Nintendo showed off over a dozen Mario related games coming soon to the Nintendo Switch! Here’s everything announced during the Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary Direct! 


Game & Watch – Super Mario Bros. – A limited production of an original Super Mario Bros. themed Game & Watch handheld that includes the original Super Mario Bros., the original Super Mario Bros. 2 (Lost Levels) and an updated version of Game & Watch Ball with Mario. Game & Watch Super Mario Bros. will be available in limited quantities on November 13th.

Super Mario 3D Land + Bowser’s FuryThe fantastic Super Mario 3D Land adventure game that originally released on the Nintendo Wii U is getting ported to the Nintendo Switch and includes an all new expansion, Bowser’s Fury. Super Mario 3D Land + Bowser’s Fury releases February 12th, 2021.

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Super Mario Bros. 35 – Mario has officially entered the battle royale genre. Compete with 34 other players where you make your way through courses, send defeated enemies to other players, use an item roulette, and more to be the last one standing! Super Mario Bros. 35 will be FREE for Nintendo Switch Online members for a limited time starting October 1st.

Mario Kart Live Home Circuit – Mario Kart is coming to your living room! Literally! Mario Kart Live Home Circuit allows you to use real Mario Karts and race virtually on your Nintendo Switch in your own living room. Build out your course and battle your friends on October 16th!

Super Mario All-Stars The amazing Super NES collection that includes Super Mario Bros. Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario Bros. 3, and Super Mario Bros. The Lost Levels is coming to the Super NES on Nintendo Switch later today!

Super Mario 3D All-Stars – Possibly the biggest announcement today, Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy are all coming to the Nintendo Switch in Super Mario 3D All-Stars available on September 18th!


There are many other Super Mario Bros. events coming as well in other games such as Mario Kart Tour, Splatoon 2, Animal Crossing, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Super Mario Themed clothing and items from Nintendo, Puma, Hasbro and more! Check out the full direct for more!


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