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What you need to know

  • Nintendo has announced Super Mario 3D All-Stars coming to Nintendo Switch.
  • It includes remasters of Super Mario 64, Sunshine, and Galaxy.
  • It is set to release on September 18, 2020 and will be available for a limited time.

At long last the rumors of some classic Super Mario remasters have become official. Nintendo has confirmed Super Mario 3D All-Stars is coming to Nintendo Switch, bringing with it remasters of Super Mario 64, Sunshine, and Galaxy.

What's interesting about the remasters is that they will only be available for a limited time. Nintendo notes: "Super Mario 3D All-Stars will be available as a limited-run retail edition and a digital edition that is available for a limited time until the end of March 2021." It's unclear what the reasoning behind this is.

In addition to Super Mario 3D All-Stars, Nintendo is also celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Mario franchise with a new Super Mario-branded Game & Watch handheld system, which is set to release on November 13 for $49.99. It comes with Super Mario Bros. and Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels.

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And not to be left out of the battle royale genre, Super Mario Bros. 35 is an upcoming game for Nintendo Switch Online members that turns Mario levels into 35-player battle royales, available on October 1. All of this was announced during the Super Mario 35th Anniversary Direct that Nintendo dropped.

Though Super Mario 3D All-Stars is expected to release on September 18, 2020, launch dates are subject to change due to COVID-19.

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Super Mario 3D All-Stars

Three remastered classics

Super Mario 64, Sunshine, and Galaxy are being remasters for Nintendo Switch for a limited time. These classics will be available from September 2020 through March 2021, so you better get them soon if you don't want to miss out.

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