Nintendo Switch – Mario Red & Blue Edition mimics its most famous mascot

Plumbin' heck
14 January 2021 / 13:46IST

Nintendo hasn't exactly plumbed the depths for inspiration when designing its latest special edition console. The striking Nintendo Switch – Mario Red & Blue Edition emulates the company's most famous mascot with a bold colour scheme that screams 'it's-a-me!', and is notable for being the first console in living memory to channel the questionable fashion of a fictional plumber. It also marks the first time the Switch itself has been given a new lick of paint, with previous special editions only daring to revamp the Joy-Cons and dock. For those keen to bolster their burgeoning collection, the eye-catching unit will launch at select retailers on February 12 and includes a pair of red Joy-Con controllers with blue straps, a blue Joy-Con grip, a red Nintendo Switch dock and system combo, and a stylised Mario Red & Blue Edition carry case (complete with screen protector).