Nintendo’s iconic Italian plumber, Mario, is celebrating his 35-year anniversary in style with Super Mario 3D All-Stars, a bundle of three excellent 3D Mario games for the Nintendo Switch. If this is the first you’re hearing of this great news, then you might also be shocked to find out just how soon you’ll be able to revisit these adventures.
Here’s everything we know about Super Mario 3D All-Stars.
Nintendo hosted a surprise Direct presentation on September 3 to announce a slew of Mario games and peripherals meant to celebrate the anniversary. The announcement also include details for Super Mario Bros. 35, a battle royale using the original Super Mario Bros. game in a Tetris 99 format, along with Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, a curious collision of augmented reality with physical RC cars that let you play Mario Kart in real life through the Switch.
For many Mario fans, however, Super Mario 3D All-Stars is probably the most exciting announcement of them all, as it ports three “modern” Mario games to the Switch — and it will happen very soon.