Super Mario Party has been a fans favorite for some time now. Nintendo Switch owners can finally enjoy the game on the hybrid console beginning at midnight October 5th. The game features 80 mini games that can be enjoyed with up to 4 players in local multiplayer. Nintendo also introduced an online mode for the first time. Players will be able to compete against each others online using a special multiplayer mode.
The online mode, also called Mariothon, will feature a round of 5 randommomly selected mini games, in which each player will have to compete for the highest score in order to win the match. Although Super Mario Party does not feature a full online mode in which the entire game board can be played online, it still is the first online component in any Super Mario Party ever released.
The game retails for $59.99, you can pre-order it on Amazon here and start playing as early as midnight – 12am PST October 5th. If you just can’t wait to get your hands on the game, check out the cute launch trailer below to tie you over.
About Super Mario Party
The original 4-player Mario Party series board game mode that fans love is back, and your friends and family are invited to the party! Freely walk the board: choose where to move, which Dice Block to roll, and how to win the most Stars in skill-based minigames. Wait till you see the 2 vs 2 mode with grid-based maps, the creative uses of the console, and the series’ first online minigame mode!
Test your skills in sets of five minigames with the new mode, Mariothon, and see how you stack up against players across the globe in Online Mariothon*. Whether you’re pedaling tricycles, flipping meat, or who knows what else, you’ll use Joy-Con™ controllers in clever ways across 80 new minigames; some are all-out free-for-alls, others are 2 vs 2, or even 1 vs 3! Toad’s Rec Room lets you pair up two Nintendo Switch™ systems**, which you’ll lay side-by-side on a flat surface like a real tabletop game. That way you can play a mini baseball game, battle tanks in custom arenas, or even see who can match the most bananas by repositioning the systems however you see fit!