Nintendo and Lego have revealed all ten of Lego Mario’s expansion sets, which when combined with Character Packs and Power-Up Packs come to a total of nearly $600.
Set for release in August, the special interactive Lego Mario sets see players collecting coins and defeating enemies in real-life ‘levels’. Lego Mario himself features LCD screens and a speaker to interact with the brick courses.
The first set in the range will be the Mario Starter Course, which will retail for 59.99 EUR/USD and 49.99 GBP.
The Starter Course is required to unlock further expansion sets, including the previously revealed Piranha Plant Power Slide (29.99 USD/EUR) and Bowser’s Castle Boss Battle (99.99 USD/EUR).
In a new video published on Tuesday, Lego revealed further expansion sets, including:
- Guarded Fortress (49.99 USD/EUR)
- Desert Pokey (19.99 USD/EUR)
- Whomp’s Lava Trouble (19.99 USD/EUR)
- Boomer Bill Barrage (29.99 USD/EUR)
- Mario’s House & Yoshi (29.99 USD EUR)
- Toad’s Treasure Hunt Expansion Set (69.99 USD/EUR)
- Thwomp Drop (39.99 USD/EUR)
- King Boo and the Haunted Yard (49.99 USD/EUR)
Also announced today are ten enemy characters which will be available in 4.99 USD/3.99 EUR blind bag Character Packs. Characters available via this method include Paragoomba, Fuzzy, Spiny, Buzzy Beetle, Bullet Bill, Bob-omb, Eep Cheep, Blooper, Urchin and Peepa.
Finally, Power-Up Packs will be available for 9.99 USD/EUR each and include new costumes for Mario such as Fire Mario, Propeller Mario, Cat Mario and Builder Mario.
The range will release alongside a free Lego Super Mario app, which will keep track of scores to encourage continuous rebuilding, as well as provide digital building instructions with zoom and rotate viewing tools.
That’s according to the set’s design manager Jonathan Bennink, who suggested in a Brothers Brick interview that the toy firm will likely explore other Nintendo franchises in the future.
As first revealed by VGC, Nintendo is planning to celebrate Super Mario Bros.’ 35th anniversary this year with several major releases, new and old.
As part of its anniversary celebrations, Nintendo will reveal plans to re-release most of Super Mario’s 35-year back catalogue this year, remastered for Nintendo Switch, VGC was told, including 1996’s Super Mario 64, 2002’s Super Mario Sunshine and 2007’s Super Mario Galaxy.