Mario Day is an annual celebration of Nintendo’s iconic mascot. Also known as Mar10 Day, this year it fell on Thursday, March 10, and while the day is technically over now retailers are still slashing the price of some of the best Nintendo Switch games featuring the mustache-sporting plumber.
Now is the ideal time to populate your Switch library with some of Mario’s latest and greatest adventures. This ongoing sale is even more noteworthy because Nintendo Switch exclusives are notorious for holding their value even years after release. The chance to score the likes of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury at a discounted price shouldn’t be passed up.
It's not just Nintendo Switch games that have been slashed for Mario Day 2022, a whole load of must-have accessories have also been reduced. Plus, we're also seeing some stock of the limited edition Mario Switch console reappearing. Perfect distracts to pass the time until the Super Mario movie releases in 2023. Below, you’ll find the best Mario Day 2022 deals that you are still available to shop right now.
The best Mario Day 2022 deals
Mario Day deals — consoles
Nintendo Switch Mario Red & Blue Edition: $299 @ Amazon
The hard-to-find Nintendo Switch Mario Red & Blue Edition is now in stock at Amazon. It's designed with Mario's trademark red and blue colors and comes with a carrying case. There are no Mario Day sales for this console, but finding it in stock is noteworthy on its own.
Nintendo Switch: $299 @ Amazon
Despite its age, the Nintendo Switch is still a highly sought after console. While most of 2020 was plagued by Switch shortages, it's gotten easier to find a Switch console in stock these days. Just keep in mind that because of its popularity, deals on the console itself are extremely rare.
Mario Day deals — games
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury: was $59 now $39 @ Amazon
Get two games in one with this Super Mario package. It includes the full Super Mario 3D World game that originally released on the Wii U, plus Bowser's Fury — a new standalone mini-adventure that takes inspiration from Mario Odyssey.
Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze: was $59 now $40 @ Best Buy
It's not just Mario's adventures that are getting discounted this week — Donkey Kong's latest escapade has also been slashed $20. This port of the Wii U original includes a new Funky Mode which is perfect for first time players.
Paper Mario The Origami King: was $59 now $39 @ Amazon
Paper Mario The Origami King offers a new paper-crafted Mario adventure. Mario must team up with new pal Olivia as they battle the sinister Origami King and repair the damaged Mushroom kingdom. This is an epic adventure that is ideal for the whole family.
Super Mario Maker 2: was $59 now $39 @ Amazon
The only thing better than playing a Mario game, is building your own. Super Mario Maker 2 challenges you to create your own 2D Mario courses and then lets you share your creations with the world. If you're not much of a designer, you can instead download and play other users' levels.
Mario Tennis Aces: was $59 now $39 @ Best Buy
Mario Tennis Aces sees Mario and pals step back onto the tennis court for another wild and wacky take on the beloved sport. There's a full career mode on offer here, as well as the ability to challenge players from across the globe via online play.
Yoshi's Crafted World: was $59 now $39 @ Amazon
Mario's sidekick Yoshi has got his own Nintendo Switch game. In Yoshi's Crafted World your explore beautifully stitched together levels hunting secrets and collecting wearable costumes that give you unique abilities. This is a great Switch game for the little ones.
Super Mario Odyssey: was $59 now $55 @ Amazon
By no means the biggest Mario Day discount, but no roundup of the best Mario games on Nintendo Switch is complete without a mention of Super Mario Odyssey. The 3D adventure is one of the plumber's best ever, and is well worth a buy at this slightly discounted price.
Super Mario Party: was $59 now $49 @ Amazon
Nothing brings the family together like a game of Mario Party, although be prepared for squabbles after someone steals all your stars. Super Mario Party is the ideal game for gatherings and offers dozens of original minigames and be played both locally and online.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: was $59 now $49 @ Amazon
Ever wanted to see Mario square off against Link, Kirby and other iconic Nintendo mascots, well Super Smash Bros. is the series for you. This fighting game combines every single fighter and stage in the series' history, it truly earns its Ultimate name.
Mario Day deals — accessories
SanDisk 256GB Memory Card for Nintendo Switch: was $99 now $49 @ Best Buy
This officially license SanDisk microsD card for Nintendo Switch delivers incredible read and write speeds of 100MB/s and 90MB/s, respectively. With an additional 256GB of storage in your Switch, you'll be able to store dozens of games at once.
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Rory is an Entertainment Editor at Tom’s Guide based in the UK. He covers a wide range of topics but with a particular focus on gaming and streaming. When he’s not reviewing the latest games, searching for hidden gems on Netflix, or writing hot takes on new gaming hardware, TV shows and movies, he can be found attending music festivals and getting far too emotionally invested in his favorite football team.