Nin­ten­do cel­e­brat­ed Mar­i­o’s 35th year today with a bunch of announce­ments for the series. The gam­ing giant showed a ton of games for the Switch and even an updat­ed hand­held device. Among the new titles is the rumored Super Mario 3D All-Stars, which includes three of the most acclaimed games of all fran­chise’s history. 

Along­side all the game reveals, Nin­ten­do also unveiled cloth­ing, fig­ures and events com­ing to oth­er games to cel­e­brate the anniver­sary. You can even com­plete My Nin­ten­do chal­lenges for a chance at get­ting a free pin set. More info can be seen below:

Super Mario 3D All-Stars

Super Mario 3D All-Stars includes three games, Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sun­shine and Super Mario Galaxy. How­ev­er, these are not full-fledged remakes, but they do include enhance­ments and new fea­tures. Super Mario 64 fea­tures a high­er res­o­lu­tion, rum­ble-enabled con­trols on the Joy-Cons and abil­i­ty to be browse the soundtrack. 

Super Mario Sun­shine includes the same con­troller and sound­track fea­tures, as well as a new 16:9 aspect ratio. Super Mario Galaxy is also receiv­ing a res­o­lu­tion upgrade. Although these are three of the best Mario titles to date, hard­core Nin­ten­do fans are dis­ap­point­ed that the Wii U’s Super Mario Galaxy 2 was­n’t included.

Super Mario 3D All-Stars is set to release on Sep­tem­ber 18th and is avail­able to pre-order right now, but can only be bought for six months. This includes the phys­i­cal and dig­i­tal copies. As a bonus, the orig­i­nal Super Mario All-Stars col­lec­tion is avail­able today for Nin­ten­do Switch Online. 

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury

There’s also an updat­ed ver­sion of the Wii U game, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, fea­tur­ing online coop­er­a­tive play. It will release to Switch on Feb­ru­ary 12th, 2021. A new Cat Mario and Cat Peach Ami­i­bo fig­ures will also be released along­side it.

Super Mario Bros. 35

Nin­ten­do also announced Super Mario Bros. has also been turned into a bat­tle royale. Well, essen­tial­ly. It will only be avail­able from Octo­ber 1st to March 31st, 2021. You can read more about that, here.

Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros.

The Game & Watch is back, with a new one fea­tur­ing the Super Mario Bros. launch­ing on Novem­ber 13th. It has an updat­ed ver­sion that can play the first Super Mario Bros game, along with the Lost Lev­els. It also includes the clas­sic Ball game, has a clock (obvi­ous­ly) and has some hid­den secrets you can expe­ri­ence between charges. It’ll be sold for $50, with pre-orders com­ing soon.

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit 

Today's Surprise Nintendo Direct Was All About Mario's 35th Anniversary

The odd­est news seen today was the Mario Kart Live: Home Cir­cuit announce­ment, which lets you use a Nin­ten­do Switch to race phys­i­cal carts with cus­tom cours­es. You can play through a Grand Prix, unlock­ing new cos­tumes as you race. Up to four play­ers can join the race. It will be avail­able on Octo­ber 16th for $100 in two sets: Mario and Luigi.