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Mario Day sale offers big savings on Nintendo Switch games like Mario Kart and Super Mario Maker 2

Mario Day sale offers big savings on Nintendo Switch games like Mario Kart and Super Mario Maker 2
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It's Mario Day, and that means Mario Day sales. Yes, it's a thing - March 10, or 'Mar10', looks a bit like 'Mario'. Geddit? Anyway. To celebrate the moustachioed plumber, loads of his games on Nintendo Switch have seen discounts at a bunch of retailers, some with a whole $20 knocked off the price. Accessory deals and a Switch console offer have been thrown in as well for those who haven't yet taken the plunge (this bundle with a Mario-themed PowerA controller is just $299, for instance).

To kick off the Mario Day sale, some recent Mario games have been reduced by $20 apiece: Super Mario Maker 2 has gone down to $39.99 at Walmart; and Super Mario Party has seen a price drop of $20 there as well. Although the bigger Mario games haven't seen such a significant reduction, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has fallen by $15 to a more affordable $44.99 at Best Buy. Super Mario Odyssey has also tumbled to $44.99 at Best Buy, while New Super Mario Bros. U is $15 less. Suffice to say, there's a good amount of money to be saved here.

It's worth noting that the event runs until March 14, 2020, so there are a few days left to enjoy a good deal on everything Mario-related from Switch and 3DS games to a whole host of other accessories.

Mario Day at retailers:
Best Buy | Walmart | Amazon 

Mario Day sale

Nintendo Switch (Neon Blue/Red + PowerA Super Mario controller | $299 at Walmart (save $17.51)
Not got a Switch yet? Now's your chance - that's not a bad price for the console with a free bonus controller.View Deal

Super Mario Maker 2 | $39.99 at Walmart (save $20)
Create your own Mario levels with this update to the brilliant Mario Maker, all for $20 less.View Deal

Super Mario Party | $39.99 at Walmart (save $20)
If you want a solid multiplayer game, this fresh take on the classic Mario Party formula is just $40 right now.View Deal

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | $44.99 at Best Buy (save $15)
Mario Kart is the kart racer for Switch, and its multiplayer always goes down well - particularly at that price. View Deal

Super Mario Odyssey | $44.99 at Best Buy (save $15)
Odyssey has gone down as one of Mario's best games in years - grab it here with a discount.View Deal

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe | $44.99 at Best Buy (save $15)
Those who prefer traditional side-scrolling Mario will be very pleased with this game. It's $15 less, too.View Deal

Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games 2020 | $34.99 at Best Buy (save $25)
You get two mascots for the price of one here; Sonic and co join the ride for some sporting shenanigans.View Deal

Yoshi's Crafted World | $39.99 at Walmart (save $20)
This follow-up to Yoshi's Island has a cute knitted style and charming levels. Perfect to chill out with.View Deal

As we mentioned above, this offer ends on March 14. Good sales aren't exclusive to Mario Day, though; we track them daily via our guide to cheap Nintendo Switch game sales

For some handy extras, don't forget to check out the best Nintendo Switch accessories. 

As one of our Hardware Editors, Benjamin looks after many of the tech reviews, board game features, deals, and buying guides you’ll see on GamesRadar+.