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Celebrate MAR10 Day With Sales & More

March 10 is quickly approaching and over the past few years Nintendo has dubbed that Mario Day (MAR10). Below is a list of sales you can take advantage of:



Wa-hoo! It’s almost time for Mario Day! Every year, people celebrate the mustached hero of the Mushroom Kingdom, Mario, on March 10, aka Mar10 Day. For this year’s celebration, Nintendo is offering a special deal on select Mario games for the Nintendo Switch™ system. Between Sunday, March 10, and Saturday, March 16, anyone outside the Mushroom Kingdom (sorry, Bowser!) can purchase a select Nintendo Switch system and one of five select games starring Mario for a suggest retail price of only $329.98. That’s a savings** of $30, which amounts to 50 percent off one of the games.

The five Mario games featured in the promotion are:

Already own a Nintendo Switch system? You can get a great deal, too! Purchase a digital download code from participating retail stores or retailer websites to redeem in Nintendo eShop for the same five Mario games for only $39.99 MSRP* each. Learn more.

That’s not all! There’s lots of other fun Mario stuff going on this month—check it out!

Nintendo NY celebration
If you happen to be in New York on March 10, be sure to check out all the cool Mario activities going on at the Nintendo New York store, sponsored by Frito-Lay Variety Packs. You can also check in with your My Nintendo account to score some rewards while supplies last.

My Nintendo
Speaking of My Nintendo, to celebrate Mario’s big day, My Nintendo is offering Happy MAR10 Day wallpapers and a March calendar. You can redeem your My Nintendo reward points and plaster your PC or smart device. Also, be on the lookout later in the month for specially-marked Frito-Lay products featuring popular Nintendo characters. If you check the packages, you’ll find details on a chance to earn My Nintendo Gold Points and be entered in a drawing to win some awesome prizes.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO PLAY OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. Open only to legal residents of any of the 50 US or DC, 13 or older. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 am CT on 3/25/19 and ends at 11:59:59 pm CT on 5/19/19. Hourly play periods apply. Code required to play. Obtain a Code: Purchase any specially-marked bag of Frito-Lay Family Fun Mix (18 ct) or Spicy Doritos & Cheetos Mix (18 ct) and look for the unique 12-digit alphanumeric Code located on the right-hand side on the vertical side of the bag (“Code”). To receive a Code without making a purchase, send a 3″ x 5″ card with your full name, address, city, state, zip Code, date of birth and email address, to be received by 5/15/19, to: Walmart Game Giveaway Code Request, PO Box 760006, Dept. 882-716, El Paso, TX 88576-0006. Code will be emailed. To Play: Visit, input your Code for a chance to win an Instant-Win Prize. Limit 3 Code submissions per person/email address per day. Odds of winning an Instant-Win Prize depend on the number of eligible Plays received and the order in which they are received per hour. Subject to full Official Rules at Sponsor: Frito-Lay, Inc. 7701 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX 75024-4099. Nintendo is not a sponsor, co-sponsor or administrator of this sweepstakes.

A Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem My Nintendo points. Terms apply.

Mario games
Want to add to your Mario game collection? We’ve got you covered with a selection of some of Mario’s greatest hits!

The official home of Mario
Have you checked out the Mario homepage? It’s a great place to learn about the history of Mario, his friends, and their adventures.

Nintendo Switch News
If you’ve got a Nintendo Switch system, be sure to check out the special Mario Day coverage in Nintendo Switch News, right on your device!

Mario on Nintendo 3DS
Looking for Mario games on the Nintendo 3DS™ family of systems? Look no further!

If you need a quick Mario fix while on the go, download the Super Mario Run™ game for your mobile device, and be on the lookout for Mario content coming to the Animal Crossing™: Pocket Camp game.

Persistent Internet and compatible smart device required. Data charges may apply. Optional in-game purchases.

Coming soon
Even after this marvelous month of Mario is over, we’ve still got two new Mario games on the way: Dr. Mario™ World for mobile devices and Super Mario Maker™ 2 for Nintendo Switch, both slated for release in 2019. Maybe we should change this to Mario Year?

*Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. Actual price may vary.

**Savings based on manufacturer’s suggested retail price when purchasing game and system separately.

***Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately.


Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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