Nintendo celebrates MAR10 Day with week long Switch deals

March 10 is Mario (MAR10) Day and Nintendo is celebrating with some discounts on Switch games featuring the legendary character.

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There are only a couple days until March 10, also known as Mario Day or MAR10 Day, and Nintendo is gearing up for a week-long celebration of the character and his latest home on the Nintendo Switch. The company is offering special deals on select Mario games for Switch and the celebration starts on March 10 and will run up until Saturday, March 16.

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The deals are a way to add to the Switch's already significantly large install base, with Nintendo offering deals on the purchase of the hybrid console and one of five games. For $329.98, customers can get the Nintendo Switch and one the Mario-featuring games listed below, saving $30 throughout the entire week after Maro Day on March 10:

  • 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, in the press release. “This promotion is a great option for consumers who want to pick up Nintendo Switch and some hit games at a value price.”

These MAR10 Day deals on the Nintendo Switch and games will be available from Mario Day, March 10, to March 16 in participating physical retail locations and online. Stay tuned to Shacknews for additional gaming and tech updates.

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