If you’re a Nintendo fan, you’re probably already familiar with the annual holiday known as Mario Day. March 10th is celebrated by fans worldwide because the date can be stylized as MAR10, paying homage to everyone’s favorite mustachioed plumber. To mark the occasion this year, Nintendo has released a new Nintendo Switch bundle that’s sure to be a hit with fans.
Priced at $300, the new Switch bundle includes a standard console with a pair of vibrant red Joy-Con controllers. What’s more, to make the deal even sweeter, Nintendo is throwing in a digital voucher that lets you choose one of three Mario games for the Switch. You can take your pick from Super Mario Odyssey, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, or Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. It’s a great way to start building up your collection of Nintendo Switch games.
The new Switch bundle is likely to sell out quickly, so if you’re thinking of getting your hands on one, you’ll want to act fast. It’s worth noting that this bundle includes the standard console, not the Switch OLED. However, the inclusion of the Mario-red Joy-Con controllers is pretty cool, especially as they’re not sold separately. In fact, these Joy-Con were previously only available with a separate Mario-themed Switch, which has been hard to find at MSRP for a while.
In addition to the Joy-Con controllers and digital game voucher, the new Switch bundle comes with Super Mario Bros. Movie-themed stickers. It’s a fun little extra that’s sure to delight fans of the classic Nintendo character.
If you’re still on the fence about buying a Nintendo Switch, this new bundle is definitely worth considering. Deals on Switch consoles are notoriously rare, and Nintendo typically doesn’t offer bundle deals outside of Black Friday. Speaking of which, the official Black Friday bundle has always included Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, so with this bundle, you now have two more games to choose from.
Of course, you’ll need more games to play once you’ve finished your chosen Mario title, so it’s worth checking out Nintendo’s official Mario Day deals at major retailers. Right now, a bunch of Switch exclusives starring Mario and his friends are discounted to $40. It’s a great opportunity to grab some of the most beloved Mario games at a discounted price.
Finally, it’s worth mentioning that the Super Mario Bros. Movie is set to be released on April 5th. The movie is expected to do big business at the box office and has the potential to become one of the highest-grossing video game movies of all time. Pre-sale tickets are already available through Fandango, so if you’re excited about the movie, be sure to grab your tickets before they sell out.