Nintendo news (March 9): Mario Day / Astral Chains

Today’s Nintendo news: various offers for Mario Day, but also…

  • Astral Chains
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  • Mario & Yoshi @ First 4 Figures

Mario Day

North America

Between March 10th and March 16th, you will be able to purchase select Nintendo Switch systems and one of five select games starring Mario for $329.98, allowing you to save $30. If you already own the console, participating retail stores and websites will offer Download Codes for those same Mario games for $39.99.

The 5 games in question are:

  • Super Mario Party
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Mario Tennis Aces
  • New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe

You can find more details about those offers on this page.

There’s also Super Mario rewards on My Nintendo: click here for more details.


In Europe, you can get twice the usual amount of Gold Coins for My Nintendo if you purchase one of the following games on Nintendo Switch:

  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Super Mario Party
  • Mario Tennis Aces

This offer is available until March 10th, 11.59PM (local time).

Source: Nintendo PR / Nintendo

Astral Chains

Here’s the latest video clips for Astral Chains:

Astral Chains (Switch) comes out on August 30th worldwide.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Yesterday, Nintendo of America revealed the North American boxart for Fire Emblem: Three Houses, which is the same as the one used in Japan:

Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Switch) comes out on July 26th worldwide.

Source: Nintendo (Twitter)

Mario & Yoshi @ First 4 Figures

Yesterday, pre-orders for Mario & Yoshi statue by First 4 Figures went live. As usual, there’s several editions available:

Here’s some videos and pictures for all 3 versions:

If you’re interested, you can check out this post for more details about the statue, and this one for the FAQs!



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