MAR10 Day 2024
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Nintendo Announces MAR10 Day 2024 Activities

Nintendo has detailed all sorts of cool activities players can get up to this upcoming MAR10 Day. From in-person events in different parts of the world to online activities, gamers can spend the next few weeks celebrating everyone’s favourite plumber.

In South Africa, there’s a really cool MAR10 Day campaign kicking off later this week but we can’t share any information regarding the festivities just yet. We’ll share more information ahead of time. Of course, gamers will also be able to take advantage of all these online and digital campaigns including sales and tournaments where applicable.

If you’re wondering what you can get up to during MAR10 Day 2024, here’s a rundown:

Play Classic Games Featuring Mario with Nintendo Switch Online:

  • In honour of MAR10 Day, Nintendo is offering twice the fun with the Nintendo Switch Online 14-Day Free Trial Membership (typically 7 days), available now through March 17. Challenge friends and family to classic games like Super Mario Bros. on NES and Super Mario World on Super NES with Nintendo Switch Online. This Free Trial is also available for Nintendo Switch owners who have previously claimed a Nintendo Switch Online free trial, so everyone can join in the fun! For more information, visit the official landing page here. 

Play Super Mario World on Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online and Earn Rewards:

  • From now through April 1 (ends at 6 p.m. Pacific Time), users with any paid Nintendo Switch Online membership can redeem Platinum Points to obtain classic Mario icon elements by playing Super Mario World on Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online.
  • Both paid Nintendo Switch Online members and those with the 14-Day Free Trial Membership can play Super Mario World on Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online to earn My Nintendo Platinum Points.
  • Fans can also celebrate MAR10 Day by redeeming Platinum Points for digital and physical rewards like a My Nintendo Mario Zipper Pouch and Super Mario Removable Tech Stickers).

Explore Deals on Even More Games Featuring Mario:

  • Head to the Sales & Deals page on or visit the Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo Switch system from March 7 at 12 a.m., through March 17 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time to get Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Mario Party Superstars, MARIO + RABBIDS SPARKS OF HOPE, and more for a suggested retail price of just $39.99 (ZAR TBC) each! Local retail sales TBC.

Participate in Two My Nintendo Sweepstakes

  • From now through April 16, enter the My Nintendo LEGO Super Mario Sweepstakes for a chance to win a trio of exciting LEGO Super Mario sets featuring Bowser, Dorrie and Yoshi. Also from now through April 23, you can enter the My Nintendo BlackMilk X Super Mario – Princess Peach Sweepstakes for a chance to win an outfit inspired by Princess Peach (where applicable).

Celebrate with Fellow Mario Fans – MAR10 Day at Nintendo New York

  • On March 10, jump into the Nintendo New York store for a meet-and-greet with Mario and Luigi, the opportunity to challenge our ambassadors on the Nintendo Switch system, free MAR10 Day giveaways (while supplies last) and a screening of The Super Mario Bros. Movie.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Open March 2024 Tournament

  • Also on March 10, you can join an online Mario Kart 8 Deluxe tournament from noon to 6 p.m. Pacific Time, with the top 310 players receiving 1K My Nintendo Gold Points each! Just remember, every shell you throw may come back to haunt you (or at least slow you down).
    • To enter, you must participate in the Tournament in the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game during the Tournament Period. To access the Tournament, select the following, in order, within the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game: Online Play, Tournaments, Search by Code. Enter the following code to enter the in-game tournament: 3409-7365-4571

Watch The Super Mario Bros. Movie and Check Out the Companion Digital Guidebook

  • What better way to celebrate MAR10 Day than to watch The Super Mario Bros. Movie? If you want to impress your family and friends with your Mushroom Kingdom knowledge, follow along with the free digital guidebook that reveals hidden game references in the movie. (Sign in with your Nintendo Account—or create one for free—to view the guide.)

Celebrate Mario with Play Nintendo

  • Gather the kids to check out Play Nintendo, a website where young Nintendo fans can learn about Mario, take quizzes and even download printable moustaches to look like Mario and Luigi
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