Listening to the original “Super Mario Bros.”, this new “35” reboot takes you back to the world of Mario in 1985 – with a twist. You will still jump, collect coins and avoid enemies. But this time you’ll be playing against 34 other Marios and aiming to be the last mustachioed plumber standing – or the one with the most time left when the others have expired.
With “Super Mario Bros. 35 “ Nintendo has combined Mario nostalgia with modernity online multiplayer battle experience. It is clearly aimed at a new generation of fans and follows a trend that is accelerated by the crushing success of Fortnite.
CNN Business played several rounds of “Super Mario Bros. 35”
;. When you perform well and step on enemies, that’s it
sends enemies on your opponents’ courses and earns you extra time on your watch. At first, opponents fall like flies. But the best players in a game tend to play for a long time until all of them fall, perhaps by falling into a lava or piranha plant.
The time-limited approach can potentially stimulate consumer interest Subscriptions to Nintendo Online that cost $ 4 for a month and $ 20 for 12 months because, as Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter notes, the shortage stimulates interest. Although the game is free with a subscription, it is part of an extremely successful franchise and nostalgic attraction for even the most casual gamers.
Pachter notes that Nintendo had a similar strategy, returning “classic consoles” in a short period of time – Nintendo sold a limited number of smaller versions of the Nintendo Entertainment and Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 2016 and 2017.
This isn’t the first time Nintendo has fought. In 2019, the rethought “Tetris 99” was launched as a competitive online experience in which the last player wins. Like “Super Mario Bros. 35,” players can attack others by sending them pieces they don’t want.