Paper Mario, the classic Nintendo 64 role-playing game, coming soon Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack 10 December subscription service, Nintendo announced Thursday. The addition of Mario’s original paper-thin adventure brings the number of N64 games available through Nintendo Switch Online’s premium tier to a nice 10.
Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack costs $49.99 annually for an individual user and $79.99 annually for a family plan (for up to eight users). Nintendo Switch Online’s higher price tier also grants access to Sega Genesis and Happy Home Paradise add-ons for Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
For Nintendo Switch owners who have never played the original Paper Mario, here’s the official Nintendo description to whet your appetite:
After Bowser stole the Star Rod and kidnapped Princess Peach, Mario plotted to rescue the seven Star Spirits and free the Mushroom Kingdom from Koopa’s rule. As Mario travels from the rainforests of Lavalava Island to the icy peaks of Shiver Mountain, he’ll need all the help he can get. Master the abilities of the seven Star Spirits and other allies join the adventure to aid our hero on the battlefield.
Since its debut on the Nintendo 64 over 20 years ago, Paper Mario spawned five sequels on Nintendo handhelds and consoles, including the most recent entry, last year. Paper Mario: The King of Paper Folding for Switch.
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