What You Need to Know:
- Nintendo is partnering with McDonald’s to bring some of its most famous characters from the Mushroom Kingdom to Happy Meals everywhere. Starting today and running through May 22, anyone who purchases a Happy Meal at participating McDonald’s restaurants across the U.S. will receive one of eight fun toys based on Super Mario characters.
- Nintendo fans will want to collect each of the eight toys, which include Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Bowser, Yoshi, Invincible Mario, a Red Koopa Shell and 1-Up Mushroom. All come with their own unique functions that's sure to bring a smile to anyone's face.
- In addition to the toys, families can take their fun to the next level by entering a sweepstakes for a chance to win one of 100 Nintendo Switch Prize Packs inclusive of a Nintendo Switch system and the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game. Anyone who wishes to enter must purchase a meal and scan at McDonald’s using the McDonald’s mobile app between now and May 22. Official rules can be found at the PlayatMCd website!
Source: Official Nintendo Press Release
Nintendo is always looking for ways to expand its brand, and a partnership with the family-friendly McDonald’s restaurants felt like a great fit, said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Like Mario, Happy Meals are something both kids and parents grew up with.