The Super Mario Bros Movie is the No.1 film in the world right now, and after enjoying Mario’s first animated big-screen adventure, you might just have an inkling to play some of the best Nintendo Switch games featuring the iconic plumber.
Retailers are clearly aware the Mario movie will lead to an increase in demand for Mario games, as several of the most popular Nintendo Switch titles starring the beloved mascot are now on sale. We're seeing big discounts on the likes of Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and the very underrated Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope.
Now is also a great time to pick up some Switch games featuring other beloved characters including Sonic, Link and Kirby. In fact, Breath of the Wild has dropped to just $39 at Amazon, and now is a great time to play as we’re just over a month away from the release of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.
So, if the Super Mario Bros Movie has you eager to pick up some new games for your Nintendo Switch, these are the best deals we’ve come across right now. And be sure to check back as we’re updating this article as more savings appear.
Best Nintendo Switch game deals right now
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Digital Code): was $59 now $38 @ Amazon
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is one of the most popular Switch games available, even almost six years after its launch it continues to dominate the best-sellers chart. This means any form of discount is pretty rare, but courtesy of Amazon you can currently save just over $20 on this zany kart racer. Just be mindful that this deal is on a digital code for the game rather than a physical game card and outer box.
Mario Odyssey: was $59 now $50 @ Best Buy
Embark on a globe-trotting adventure with Mario and his new pal Cappy. Explore new worlds and collect Moons to power up your airship. You'll also need to master a whole new set of platforming moves and unlock dozens of outfits to dress up Mario for his surrounding. Released in 2017, Mario Odyssey remains one of the best Nintendo Switch games ever made.
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury: was $59 now $39 @ GameStop
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury packages together the original Wii U platformer with a brand new open-world Mario experience, Bowser's Fury. It's a collection with dozens of hours of platforming fun, and right now it's just $39 at GameStop. If you missed this title the first time around, now there is no excuse not to give this often-overlooked Mario game a go.
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe: was $59 now $39 @ GameStop
Another game originally released on the Wii U, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is a 2D side-scrolling adventure for the whole family. It packs the entire original base game and even includes the New Super Luigi U expansion pack. Now just $39 at GameStop, this is a great pick if you want classic 2D platforming action with the inventiveness of a more modern Mario game.
Mario Tennis Aces: was $59 now $42 @ Best Buy
Take to the court in Mario Tennis Aces, the latest entry in this beloved Mario sports spinoff franchise. Experience colorful tennis battles as you use powerups and explosive shots to overcame your opponents. Plus, there's a full single player Adventure mode as well as a suite of online modes to keep you playing for months on end.
Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope: was $59 now $29 @ Amazon
The sequel to 2017's Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, Sparks of Hope once again reunites the residents of the Mushroom Kingdom with the hyperactive Rabbids. This time the unexpected allies are blasting off into the stars for an intergalactic adventure. Offering colorful strategy combat, and plenty of planets to explore, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope is a delight. Plus, for just $29, you're getting serious bang for your buck with this deal.
Luigi's Mansion 3: was $59 now $49 @ Amazon
Mario's brother takes the spotlight in Luigi's Mansion 3. The game sees you explore a haunted hotel, as you seek to rescue Mario, Peach and Toad who have been captured by King Boo. You'll need to make use of your trusty Poltergust vacuum and slimy doppelgänger Gooigi in order to solve the hotel's many puzzles and discover its abundance of secrets.
Yoshi's Crafted World: was $59 now $39 @Best Buy
Explored a papercraft world as Yoshi in this adorable platforming and puzzle adventure. A game primarily designed for younger players, Yoshi's Crafted World is packed full of hidden collectibles and vibrant costumes. It's one of the Switch's most visually charming games and is a mellow adventure that puts the focus squarely on fun rather than solving challenging puzzles or mastering tricky platforming sections.
Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze: was $59 now $39 @ Best Buy
Play as the whole Kong crew in this stellar platforming adventure that has been enhanced on the Nintendo Switch. Pick from Donkey, Diddy, Dixie, Cranky or newcomer, Funky Kong, and explore six unique islands that range from icy tundras to luscious jungles. Be warned this platformer can get pretty tough, but Funky Mode can help make even the hardest levels a breeze.
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild: was $59 now $39 @ Amazon
It's not just games starring Nintendo's famous plumber that are on sale right now. Breath of the Wild is one of the best and most popular games on Switch, so good sales don't come around too often. Luckily right now, Amazon has the game for just $39. If you've yet to enjoy this open-world masterpiece, now is the perfect time to play as its sequel, Tears of the Kingdom, is set to launch in mid-May.
Kirby and the Forgotten Land: was $59 now $50 @ Amazon
Kirby's latest adventure takes the adorable pink puffball to mysterious new worlds in this 3D platforming adventure. At your disposal are multiple new copy abilities, as well as the new Mouthful Mode that lets you interact with objects in often strange and hilarious ways. Plus, in between levels you can relax in the charming Waddle Dee Town and play a selection of mini-games.
Sonic Frontiers: was $59 now $39 @ Amazon
Sonic Frontiers is the blue blur's most ambitious adventure to date. Taking inspiration from the likes of Breath of the Wild, Sonic Frontiers presents a large open-world for the spiky hedgehog to race through and a whole load of side quests, puzzles and optional enemy encounters to complete. If you want to see everything Sonic Frontiers has to offer, you'll need to invest some serious time to play.
Splatoon 3: was $59 now $48 @ Amazon
Splatoon 3 is the freshest entry in Nintendo's colorful squid-based shooter series. Venture to the Splatlands, a new sun-soaked region filled with activities and new gear to unlock. Play online in intense 4v4 battles, enjoy the wonderfully creative single-player campaign, or team up with friends in the Salmon Run co-op mode.