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There are so many fun Mario multiplayer* games for the Nintendo Switch family of systems for the whole family to enjoy! In this article, you can get details (like number of players, age range, and more) for these Mario games: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Mario Strikers: Battle League, Mario Golf: Super Rush, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, and Mario Party Superstars. To learn more about Mario and his many games, you can visit the official home of Super Mario!


Would Mario Kart 8 Deluxe be a good game for our family?

The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game is a great game for players of all ages and skill levels. The Smart Steering feature helps keep younger children and less-experienced players on the road. You can double your course options with the Mario Kart 8 DeluxeBooster Course Pass paid DLC**. (The content will release in six waves of eight courses until the end of 2023.) With a total of 48 additional courses from throughout the world of the Mario Kart series, there’s bound to be a track for just about everyone in the family. You’ll need one Joy-Con controller per player* to enjoy this fast-paced racing game!


Would Mario Strikers: Battle League be a good game for our family?

Boom Boom blocks the goal as Mario and Rosalina try to stop Yoshi from scoring in Mario Strikers: Battle League.

The Mario Strikers: Battle League game is easy to start and hard to master. You can play locally with up to 8 players (2 players per system); you can play online*** with up to 8 players* (2 players per system) as well. (Parents, you can learn more about online play and the Nintendo Switch Online subscription service here.) This action-packed sports game can be played with a single Joy-Con controller held horizontally. There’s even a free game demo, so you can give it a try first!


Would Mario Golf: Super Rush be a good game for our family?

Mario races against Wario, Yoshi, and Rosalina as they sprint across the green to the next hole in Mario Golf: Super Rush.

The Mario Golf: Super Rush game is a fast-paced, high-energy golf game…with a Mushroom Kingdom twist! You can hit the green with up to 4 players* locally or online*** and golf with friends from the Super Mario series like Mario, Peach, Yoshi, and more! Modes range from Standard Golf to the energetic Speed Golf, where everyone gets to swing at once, and then race through the course to sink their ball first. Simple motion or button controls make it easy for new players and seasoned pros alike to drive and putt. You’ll need up to one Joy-Con controller per player to enjoy this sports game!


Would Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury be a good game for our family?

Cat Mario and Cat Luigi, along with Princess Peach and Toad, reach a goal flag in Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury.

The whole family can team up for two paws-itively adorable adventures in the  Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury game. In the Super Mario 3D World adventure, you can play together to complete stages with the help of power-ups like the Super Bell, which grants catlike abilities like climbing and scratching. Players can choose from four different characters to start, each with their own abilities: Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, and Toad. Up to four players can team up or compete against each other on the same system, via local wireless* or online***.


Would Mario Party Superstars be a good game for our family?

Wario rolls the dice on the Woody Woods board in Mario Party Superstars.

This superstar collection is a great way to switch up your typical family game night! There are 100 hilarious, over-the-top minigames and five classic boards in the Mario Party Superstars game. You can play as some of your favorite characters from the Super Mario series, from Mario and Luigi to Wario and Waluigi. Different skills levels are welcome—this game has a way of evening the playing field for all players! You’ll need one controller per player to enjoy this wild party game.


*Additional games, systems, and/or accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Games, systems, and some accessories sold separately.

**Full version of game required to use DLC. Sold separately.

***Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Terms apply.

Mario Strikers: Battle League ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ with Cartoon Violence, Comic Mischief

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe ESRB Rating: Everyone with Comic Mischief

Mario Golf: Super Rush ESRB Rating: Everyone with Mild Cartoon Violence

Mario Party Superstars ESRB Rating: Everyone with Mild Cartoon Violence

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury ESRB Rating: Everyone with Mild Cartoon Violence