A shock Nintendo Direct, celebrating the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros.’ 1985 launch, premiered this morning. You can see each announcement within the 15-minute presentation above.
Leading the celebration is Super Mario 3D All-Stars, an anthology of optimized variations of Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy for Nintendo Switch. There will likely be a restricted run of Super Mario 3D All-Stars, beginning with its Sept. 18 launch and ending March 31, 2021.
There may also be a restricted run of a Super Mario Bros. battle royale, referred to as Super Mario Bros. 35, wherein 35 gamers will compete throughout the sport’s ranges to be the final participant standing, or operating. That begins Oct. 1, and is out there solely to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers. It additionally ends March 31.
An enhanced model of Super Mario 3D World, which launched in 2013 on Wii U, arrives Feb. 21, 2021. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury will contain co-operative multiplayer gameplay, each on-line and native. Two new amiibo collectible figurines will launch alongside the sport.
This morning’s direct additionally has extra particulars on the forthcoming Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, wherein gamers management a real-life kart with their Switch in races in opposition to others. There may also be a Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros. launching in November, which packs three basic video games right into a Game & Watch handheld case, plus different options.