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Nintendo Switch Online subscribers get Mario Surprise

Nintendo Switch Online subscribers on Switch, Switch lite and Switch OLED have a new mario surprise. Unlike the “free” N64 and Sega Genesis games, this new mario surprise is not locked behind the Expansion Pack level of the subscription service, that is, the premium level of the subscription service. That said, you must be a subscriber. If you’re using one of the three aforementioned consoles but don’t have a Nintendo Switch Online membership, you’re out of luck.

The new surprise comes in the form of Super Mario Odyssey Icons. Why is this a surprise? Well, when Nintendo started releasing free icons every month for subscribers earlier in the year, Super Mario Odyssey was one of the first games presented. And unlike Animal Crossing: New Horizons, he was not promised to return every month. However, a few months later, he is back, which is a surprise because Nintendo has coupled Animal Crossing: New Horizons with a different game every month, and he currently has a ton of games and series he can still choose from, which is why it’s strange that he’s already gone back to Super Mario Odyssey. Fortunately, the icons are different from those offered previously, at least until now. Every week, for the rest of the month, new icons will be added, and they should all be Super Mario Odyssey-themed until next month. Whether they will be new, only time will tell.

Regarding the Animal Crossing: New Horizons offering this month, it features characters with a July birthday, continuing the pattern established since the beginning of this promotion, which is to distribute animal crossing characters according to the date of their birthday.

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