It’s March 10, 2019, which means this year’s Mario Day is upon us! Nintendo wants to know how fans are planning to celebrate this special day, so be sure to let the publisher know via social media.
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March 7, 2019
For those who don’t know, Mario Day is Nintendo’s way of dedicating an entire day to celebrate the popular video game franchise. It takes place annually on March 10 due to the fact that MAR10 looks like the iconic mascot’s name.
Discounts on Mario titles
To celebrate the yearly occasion, the company is holding a promotion on the European Nintendo Switch eShop for any games that star the lovable mascot. Purchasing Super Mario Odyssey, Super Mario Party, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Mario Tennis Aces, or New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe will result in double the normal amount of Gold Points earned.
Meanwhile, North Americans that haven’t joined in yet can party it up by getting 50% off one of the aforementioned titles if they buy a Nintendo Switch console.