A new Nintendo Switch edition is releasing this Friday, February 12, alongside the new Switch exclusive Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury. The special-edition Mario Red & Blue Edition Nintendo Switch will be available for $300 when listings go live tomorrow, and we expect it’ll sell out fairly quickly, based on how other limited-edition Switch launches have gone. It already went live at the Nintendo Store on Thursday afternoon and was gone in a flash.
Where to buy the Mario Red & Blue Nintendo Switch
While the Mario Red & Blue Edition Nintendo Switch console has sold out at the Nintendo Store, you still have a chance to buy it at major retailers, which will offer the console on February 12. Listings will likely go live tonight around midnight, so you’ll want to be at your computer with payment info on hand for a chance at snagging this limited edition. You can check the listings where the Mario-edition Switch will be available below.
The Mario Red & Blue Edition Switch console is the first Switch version that’s a color other than gray. While we’ve seen different colored docks and Joy-Cons, the Switch itself has always been gray, though some limited editions have featured a special pattern on the back (it’s unclear if the Mario edition will). The new Mario Switch is bright red, as is the dock. The Joy-Cons are the same shade of red with blue grips that imitate the plumber’s iconic suspenders. This Nintendo Switch console bundle also comes with a Super Mario-themed carrying case as well. Note that it does not come with a copy of Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury–you’ll have to buy that game separately.
This is the latest limited-edition Switch console from Nintendo, which released a tropical-themed Animal Crossing: New Horizons Nintendo Switch last year as well as a Fortnite Switch bundle, both of which featured a special design and new Joy-Con colors. There was also a Super Mario Odyssey-edition Nintendo Switch console that had red Joy-Cons and came with a copy of the game and a carrying case, but the rest of its design was plain gray.
Other places to buy a Nintendo Switch
If (and when) the Mario-edition Switch eventually sells out, you’re not out of luck if you’re still hoping to buy Nintendo’s hybrid console. We’re continuing to track where to buy a Nintendo Switch and have rounded up the best places to buy its standard edition, other limited editions, and the Switch Lite below. The standard edition with red and blue Joy-Cons as well as the Switch Lite remain easiest to find in stock. We’ve indicated whether each system is available at list price below, but note that this info is subject to change based on how quickly the Switch can sell out.