The first appearance of a Nintendo Switch in a new colourway.
Scheduled to be marketed on February 12 at 349 euros, the Nintendo Switch – Mario Edition (Red and Blue) will consist of red Joy-Con controllers with blue straps, a Joy-holder. Blue con, a red docking station and console as well as a carrying pouch with screen protector. For the record, the main frame of the Japanese manufacturer’s hybrid machine is traditionally dark gray, so it’s totally new to see a different color even if it reinforces the collector’s side of this model celebrating the 35 years of the Mario license.
Super Mario Bros 35, global challenges to unite players from all over the world
In addition to revealing a collector’s Switch with a red and blue set, Nintendo also announced that the competitive online game Super Mario Bros 35 (exclusively available with the Nintendo Switch Online service subscription) will test players’ talents during the three Global Challenges held between January and March: “ To achieve the goal of Super Mario Bros.’s first Global Challenge. 35, players around the world are going to have to come together to defeat 3.5 million Bowsers from January 19 at 8 a.m. to January 26 at 7:59 a.m. In addition to the 35-player battles that already feature Bowser, this week’s Special Battle features a selection of stages that will provide even more opportunities to face the thorns of Mario’s eternal rival. If the goal is met, each player who defeats Bowser at least once will be eligible to receive 350 Platinum Points which can be redeemed for various rewards in the My Nintendo Store. More details on the next global challenges organized in February and March will be revealed shortly. ”