MAR10 Day 2024 and Super Mario Bros. Movie sequel announced

On this MAR10 Day, a celebration of all things Mario, fans received exciting news as Shigeru Miyamoto and Chris Meledandri officially announced a sequel to The Super Mario Bros. Movie. The film is planned to release in the US on April 3, 2026, which came as a delightful surprise to enthusiasts worldwide, the first film’s box office marked a significant moment in the history of gaming-inspired cinema and its sequel will no doubt do the same once again.

Following the success of the first movie, which captivated audiences with its vibrant characters and imaginative world, the announcement of a sequel was met with enthusiastic anticipation. Shigeru Miyamoto, the legendary creator of the Super Mario franchise, expressed his enthusiasm for the project, emphasizing the team’s commitment to bringing the beloved characters to life in a new adventure.

Chris Meledandri, known for his work on animated hits for Illumination, shared his excitement about collaborating with Miyamoto and the creative team to deliver another memorable cinematic experience. With the first film laying the groundwork for an expanded universe, fans can expect the sequel to delve deeper into the Mushroom Kingdom, introducing new characters and exploring fresh narratives while staying true to the essence of Mario’s timeless charm.

In addition to the movie announcement, MAR10 Day 2024 brought joy to Nintendo Switch owners with a spectacular sale on the Nintendo eShop. Mario enthusiasts were treated to discounts on a plethora of titles, including perennial favorites like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Mario Party Superstars, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, Mario Golf: Super Rush, Mario Tennis Aces, Yoshi’s Crafted World, and more.

The sale provides an opportunity for fans to revisit classic adventures or discover new ones, all while celebrating the iconic plumber’s enduring legacy. Whether racing through colorful tracks, engaging in friendly competition, or embarking on whimsical journeys, players found no shortage of Mario-themed entertainment to enjoy on MAR10 Day.