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Mario Kart Meets Google Maps This Week

11 March, 2018, 01:12 | Author: Lydia Fleming
  • Mario Day event starts popping up in Google Maps for some

Mario day (also stylized as MAR10 day) has been an annual celebration by Nintendo, incepted because the date March 10 kind of looks like the name Mario when written as MAR10.

Mario is already an iconic character and it's still popular even if many years have passed since it first hit the scene. That's why March 10 is officially Mario Day! In order to get started with this new stunning Mario Time on your Google Maps app, first you need to update the app on a respective Android or iOS platform.

Google calls this special occasion Mario Time, and to celebrate Mario will be on Google Maps. Start Navigation (the step by step driving directions) available within the Maps and you will view the plumber driving his little kart instead of the traditional blue arrow.


The feature only lasts for a week, so enjoy Mario Time while you can.

Go to the yellow question mark available at the bottom corner of your Google Maps Screen, and you will be in for a wonderful surprise. At that point, the usual navigation arrow will turn into Mario himself. You can also pick up some stylish new duds inspired by Mario, Luigi, Wario, and Princess Peach. At the same time, the company reminds users to stay safe and make sure they don't share private details such as their work or home address.

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