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Super Mario 35th Anniversary Direct Brings Tons of Mario Games to Nintendo Switch

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Mario 35th Anniversary Direct

Nintendo has once again surprised us with a new Nintendo Direct out of nowhere. This seems to be a recurring trend as of late. This one features some of the long rumored games and content coming in celebration of the Super Mario 35th Anniversary!

What should we expect from this surprising and exciting event? A ton of Super Mario Bros. main titles being brought over to the Nintendo Switch. Here's a recap of the new games coming in celebration of this anniversary:

  • Game & Watch Super Mario Bros. Edition: Remember the classic Game & Watch handheld systems? Now there's a brand new Super Mario Bros Edition in 2020. You can play the original Super Mario Bros. NES game along with the Lost Levels on the new physical system. It also has at least 35 little easter eggs to discover. It'll be physically released on November 13th 2020.
  • Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury: This main entry 3D Mario title from Wii U is getting a Switch port. There's some brand new content called Bowser's Fury that we don't know much about yet. There will also be online play in addition to local 4 player co-op. It has a release date of February 12th 2021.
  • Super Mario Bros. 35: This new online Super Mario Bros. has a brand new multiplayer twist, play with your friends and be the very first one to finish. Very similar to Tetris 99, you can play with 35 others online and sent enemies to their game as you defeat them on yours. THe last to survive is the winner. It'll be available on the eshop on October 1st 2020.
  • Mario Kart LIVE Home Circuit: Mario Kart with AR elements is exactly what we needed for this year. This is a physical product that allows you to build your own small circuit in your home. You can then use your switch to control small RC karts and for a mixed-reality experience. Available on October 16th 2020.
  • Super Mario All Stars: This collection of the original 2D Mario games first released on SNES in 1993 is coming to Switch. It's free on the SNES online app for all Nintendo Online subscribers starting today.
  • Super Mario 3D All Stars: This is the long rumored 3D collection we've been teased about this year. It features a Switch port of the first three 3D Mario games: Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy. The ports feature small optimizations for Switch (including 16x9 aspect ratio for Sunshine) and will arrive in digital and physical forms on September 18th 2020. However, it will be a limited release, only available to purchase until March 2021.

Take a look at the presentation in full below, it's a great one. Stay tuned for more Super Mario events planned in celebration of the 35th anniversary this year.

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