Celebrate Mario Day with the best gaming deals around
Mario games rarely go on sale, so now’s a great time to stock up on some.
Mario Day starts on March 10 (get it? MAR10), and to help celebrate this momentous occasion, Nintendo is offering a ton of gaming deals to celebrate the iconic plumber.
And it’s not just actual Mario games on sale, either. Donkey Kong, Luigi, and more make an appearance during this sale, as well.
But that’s enough talking. Let’s dive into the Mario Day Nintendo deals available from March 6 through March 12.
The best Mario Day deals available right now
During the week of Mario Day, Nintendo, Best Buy, and others have tons of Switch deals featuring Mario and friends up for grabs. If you have any Mario games on your wishlist, you won’t want to miss this week’s deals.
Who says you can't bring the thrills of the Mushroom Kingdom into your own home? With this ingenious game kit, you can turn any room into a Mario Kart circuit with augmented reality and virtual obstacles.
- You literally race an RC car in your home, and in the game
- Brings the full experience of Mario Kart into a real-life environment
- The RC car you control in the game and in your home is controlled with the Nintendo Switch
Check out the games up for grabs in this year’s Mario Day sale.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Mario Kart is one of the classic Mario games that continues to impress decades after its introduction. And Mario Kart 8 is the latest entry available, originally launched for Wii U and remastered for the Nintendo Switch.
This definitive edition is the ultimate Mario Kart 8 experience, including all tracks and vehicles from the Wii U version of the game upgraded for gaming on the go.
Pick your combination of iconic characters and unique racing vehicles as you drift, fight, and jump your way to victory in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
The Mario Kart series is a staple when it comes to Nintendo games, and Mario Kart 8 does the series justice. It is packed with new tracks, new playable characters, and more.
- Fast-paced gameplay
- A ton of characters and Karts to choose from
- Fun single player and multiplayer gameplay
Super Mario Odyssey
In Super Mario Odyssey, you take the lovable plumber on a massive adventure across the globe. On your journey, you’ll pick up new skills and abilities to help you traverse the dynamic world.
The goal is to collect Moons to power up your airship. Princess Peach is set to marry Bowser, and it’s up to Mario to thwart the villain’s plans.
Super Mario Odyssey is filled with secrets and surprises alongside unique new abilities and ways to play that we’ve never seen before. The ultimate Mario RPG, any Mario fan should check out Super Mario Odyssey.
Super Mario Odyssey takes your familiar 3D Mario gameplay and flips it on its head - literally. Well sort of. In Odyssey, players wear a bunch of different hats to solve platforming puzzles.
- Crisp platforming gameplay
- Classic Mario styling
- Loads of replayability
Super Mario Maker 2
Ever wanted to create your own Super Mario platforming levels? Well, you can do exactly that in Super Mario Maker 2.
This game lets you create, share, and play your own Mario levels. It features a single-player Story Mode with 100 built-in courses, but that’s where the magic starts.
Creating your own side-scrolling courses is where the game really shines. You get to create the rules as you build your own masterpiece or have a friend join in with another Joy-Con.
Plus, with a Nintendo Plus Online subscription, you can share your maps with the world. It also offers a virtually unlimited amount of unique worlds for you to try. The possibilities are endless.
Think you can make a better Mario level than Nintendo? Well, now's your chance. In Mario Maker 2, you get access to a ton of Nintendo assets that allow you to build an endless variety of levels for you and your friends.
- Let your creativity run wild
- Create challenging courses for the world to try out
- Classic Mario feel
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
Donkey Kong helped Mario get his start, but the lovable gorilla has a bunch of great games himself, including Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze.
Released in 2014, Tropical Freeze is a stellar sidescrolling platformer that tasks players with once again saving the day.
This time, DK’s world has been frozen solid by arctic invaders, and players must tackle 63 different levels if they hope to beat the game.
Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze features stellar sidescrolling platform action, and you can even grab a friend to tackle the game's 63 different levels.
- Classic platforming gameplay
- Great level design and soundtrack
- Grab a friend for multiplayer
More Mario Day deals
Those are just some of our favorite Mario Day deals, but there are many more worth considering. We’ll do a rapid-fire round below with even more titles you can sink your teeth into.
Join Mario, Luigi, and pals for single-player or multiplayer fun. Take on two family-friendly, side-scrolling adventures with up to three friends as you try to save the Mushroom Kingdom.
- Classic Mario gameplay
- Co-op for up to four people
- 164 platforming courses
Mario always gets the spotlight, but in Luigi's Mansion 3, Luigi gets his chance in the spotlight. Players have to save Mario and their friends, while vacuuming up ghosts and solving puzzles.
- A unique twist on the classic Mario formula
- Great visuals and unique themes
- Co-op story gameplay
Play as Yoshi in a world crafted from household items. 39 levels and 5 boss battles will give players plenty of time to explore and master their skills.
- Fun platforming action
- Adorable stuffed Yoshi
- 2-player co-op gameplay
Love Mario and golf? Well, do we have some good news for you. Mario Golf Super Rush features crisp gameplay but keeps things fresh with powerups that turn golf into a contact sport.
- Tons of characters to choose from
- Unique twists on traditional golf games
- Great fun for 1-4 players
Mario Party is the perfect party game and Mario Party Superstars is the latest version available to players. Tackle five different retro boards with up to three of your friends.
- Tons of fun mini-games
- Great for 1-4 players
- Retro boards from classic Mario Party games
This deluxe traveling case works with both the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite, and it features everyone's favorite plumber.
- An affordable way to protect your Switch
- Great art on the case
Enjoy two different Mario adventures alone or with friends across 13 different worlds in Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury.
- Beautiful graphics
- Fun co-op gameplay
- Challenging puzzles
- Here are your free PlayStation Plus games for March 2023
- Here are your free Xbox Games with Gold for March 2023
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