It’s a-me, Mario!
Nintendo declares Mar10 as Mario Day
After celebrating Pokémon Day, Nintendo is back at it again this time with one of the Italian plumber brothers, Mario. The 10th of March is officially #Mar10Day!
Here are the things you need to know about this special day.
Oh yeah! Mario time!
Nintendo is partnering up with Google Maps for Mar10! Wherever you go today, Mario will be the one leading the way for you using Google Maps!
To activate the feature, input a destination and set your route to driving. A ? block will appear. Tap on it, and Mario will automatically be your navigator on the Map! With his Kart, you can travel anywhere you want!
Here come the game discounts!
In celebration of Mario Day, some of our favorite Nintendo game titles are going on a sale!
Mobile game Super Mario Run is on a 50 percent off sale starting today until March 25.
The game will also hold an in-game event for its players, distributing free Mario items in the Remix 10 Super Bonus Game from March 10 to March 13.
Official Nintendo retailers GameStop and Best Buy are holding a sale on March 10. GameStop is offering discounts on all Nintendo-themed collectibles — that includes Amiibos and other merchandise!
BestBuy, on the other hand, is putting up a sale on all Mario-related items — from controllers to UNO cards, BestBuy has it all!
Which Mario is your favorite Mario?
In line with Mario Day, Play Nintendo is holding a poll on which Mario is the most popular among users.
Choose from Cappy Mario, Mario Kart, Mario Tennis Aces, Mario the carpenter, Mario the magician, doctor Mario, 8bit Mario, and Mario the plumber.
As of 5:56PM PST March 10, the Mario from Super Mario Odyssey is leading the poll, with 4600 votes. The one at the bottom of the poll is Mario from the upcoming game, Mario Tennis Aces.