Report: A Mario and Rabbids RPG Crossover Coming to Switch

We find it hard to believe, but Mario may be teaming up with the hottest Ubisoft characters of 2007.


A Mario and Rabbids crossover may be a real thing, and one that will hit the Nintendo Switch this fall.

Kotaku cites sources claiming that Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle will be an action-RPG starring characters from the Nintendo and Ubisoft series. The playable roster will include Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Peach, and four Rabbids dressed up as those same iconic Mario characters. The game is said to feature a turn-based combat system, two-player co-op, and the silly humor associated with both of these franchises.

The existence of a Mario/Rabbids crossover has been lightly rumored for some time now, but this is the first time we’ve received some sort of concrete details. If these reports prove to be true, expect to see Nintendo and Ubisoft on stage at E3 showcasing the bizarre crossover.

Kotaku's source was anonymous, but we can't shake the suspicion that this is all an elaborate prank orchestrated by Vivendi. 

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    May 2, 2017 1:45 PM

    Donovan Erskine posted a new article, Report: A Mario and Rabbids RPG Crossover Coming to Switch

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      May 3, 2017 6:34 AM

      So click baity, come on guys :/

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        May 3, 2017 7:02 AM

        Rabbids is, well they're insane rabbit things that exist in the Rayman universe. There have been about a 1/2 dozen titles under the Rabbids banner now going all the way back to near the Wii launch IIRC. They haven't been any particular genre but the Rayman Raving Rabbids series (where they originated as far as I can tell) were basically mini-game collections that used primarily motion control stuff to do ridiculous things like fire Rabbids out of canons and draw food into existence and pull worms from teeth. They were fun but frustrating, fortunately I was never as frustrated as the Rabbids appeared to be constantly.

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