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Google Maps Mario Kart: How to Get Nintendo Navigation

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Nina Mathis | 10 March, 2018, 01:51

You will need to update your app in order to access this feature, but doing so should trigger a prompt that requests permission to replace the standard tracker with Mario.

During your route, Mario will ride along with you on a red go-kart until you arrive at your final destination.

My favorite game for it was Mario Bros. - it was before the brothers became super on Nintendo Entertainment System.

Mario fans, it's time to start your engines and update your Google Maps. The event starts on March 10th, "Mario Day" (Mar. 10th, Mar-10, get it?).

Even though adding Mario to Google Maps looks like a promotional stuff; especially with the agreement between bot companies, Google confirmed to TechCrunch that there was no exchange of money.

Mario Day event starts popping up in Google Maps for some

For those unfamiliar with this most important of holidays, March 10 has been designated as Mario Day, seemingly for no other reason than the date can be styled as "MAR10".

Nintendo collaborated with Google Maps to bring the world "Mario Mode", an optional feature that allows users to "navigate the world as Mario". "Just keep in mind to practice safe driving on the road-we don't encourage throwing bananas or red shells at other drivers in real life".

Well, this is some interesting news that you may not see every day.

This isn't the first time Google Maps has tapped our Nintendo nostalgia. The integration will be available for a full week, says Google, so you can enjoy using Mario for longer than just on Mario Day alone.




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