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Nintendo reveal new Mario-themed Switch edition
It's a-me, Mario-themed Switch!
Nintendo has spent the last few months unveiling a whole host of Mario goodies to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. coming to the NES. Now, they're capping off the celebrations with two final announcements: a brand new Switch edition and an extended trailer for Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury.
First, the console. Nintendo has opted for an all-red console with blue accessories, which is certainly a choice. So far, the response from fans has varied wildly from 'this is amazing' to 'this is gaudy AF'. Either way, it's hitting Amazon, EB Games and JB Hi-Fi on February 12 for $469 if that's your thing.
Next up, we've got a new trailer for the Switch port of Super Mario 3D World, which originally launched on the Wii U back in 2013. It's not just a straight remake, however. The new release (which also lands on February 12) introduces online co-op mode, Amiibo support, faster-moving characters and, most excitingly, The Bowser's Fury expansion. Check it out below.
Keen to get a Switch but not so keen on the new colour scheme? Here's how much an O.G. Switch will set you back.
Nintendo Switch (with Grey or Neon Joy Cons)
Nintendo Switch (Neon Joy Cons)
Nintendo Switch (Grey Joy Cons, Mario Kart 8 and 3-month Nintendo Online membership)
Nintendo Switch (Neon Joy Cons, Mario Kart 8 and 3-month Nintendo Online membership)