Tons of Nintendo Switch games are still on sale for Mario Day 2021

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Mario Day Brings Wave Of Deals On Switch Games, Controllers, And More.

It’s Mario time! Yesterday, March 10, marked Mario Day 2021, and fans from all over the world celebrated with their favorite mascot. To celebrate Mario Day, retailers have discounted select Nintendo Switch games, controllers, carrying cases, and more. There’s still some great discounts to be found in honor of the video game character today, including a wide variety of fan-favorite Nintendo Switch edition Mario games for up to 35% off at Best Buy.

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What is Mario Day?

Mario Day, also known as Mar10 Day, is an annual celebration created by fans of the beloved Mario franchise, which first debuted in 1985 (though Mario himself first appeared in Donkey Kong in 1981).

There’s some mega deals to be found within this event, with games like Super Mario Party seeing a huge price drop. Once $59.99, it's now $38.99, saving you $21. With more than 6,000 glowing 5-star reviews, this game is a true fan-favorite. Buyers loved plaything Mario Party with their families and how it made them nostalgic for arcades and early consoles. It supports up to four players and features 80 new mini-games to keep you entertained all-day long.

What’s more, the ever-popular Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (my personal favorite) is seeing a price cut from $59.99 at $49.99, grabbing you $10 in savings. If you've ever wanted to race your friends in true Mario fashion for the ultimate trophy, this is your chance to do it. Choose your favorite avatar and ride down popular race tracks, like Rainbow Road, with up to eight players wirelessly. There's even additional battle courses if you're looking to go toe-to-toe with your best friend.

You'll also get a seven-day free Switch online trial with your purchase, which allows you to race your friends from different corners of the world—my sister and I have a standing date to battle it out every Saturday, even though we reside on different continents.

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Other top-rated games, such as Super Mario Odyssey, are also seeing markdowns. This pick, which has more than17,000 5-star reviews, takes you on an action-filled, globe-trotting adventure to save Princess Peach from Mario’s arch-nemesis, Bowser. Customers called this “the best Mario title to date” and noted that it’s a game for all ages. It's currently seeing a price drop from $59.99 to $49.99, saving you $10 (note that you can also grab it for $38.88 at Walmart).

If you're looking for newer games from the Mario universe, like Luigi’s Mansion 3, you're in luck: Once $59.99, it's just $38.99 here, saving you $21. Play it to follow your favorite green-clad hero through a haunted hotel and solve puzzle after puzzle to save Mario and his friends.

With so many adventure-filled games, there’s something here for everyone. Scroll through the best Mario Day deals running now and spend hours on end with this fun-loving mascot on your Nintendo Switch.

News taken from USA TODAY

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