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Lego Super Mario will get ‘Power-Up Packs,’ including Cat Mario

Lego and Nintendo’s Lego Super Mario line will launch on Aug. 1. The new “Lego game experience” is an element brick-building, half recreation — and a brand new addition introduced Wednesday will make that have extra complicated.

Announced in a YouTube video posted Wednesday, Lego Super Mario “Power-Up Packs” will give gamers new methods to work together with their units. Essentially, these are interactive garments you’ll be able to gown up your Lego Mario in — the Fire Mario swimsuit, the Propeller Mario swimsuit, Cat Mario swimsuit, and Builder Mario swimsuit.

The Fire Mario swimsuit lets gamers throw digital fireballs are enemies. With the Propeller Mario swimsuit, Lego Mario can gather (invisible) cash when floating within the air. Cat Mario swimsuit — the very best Lego Mario Power-Up Pack, clearly — provides Lego Mario cat sounds and lets gamers gather cash by climbing partitions. Builder Mario is fairly cool, too, however I definitely hope it’s sturdy: To gather cash, you must smash Lego Mario down on stuff.

Lego Super Mario will get ‘Power-Up Packs,’ including Cat Mario Image: Lego/Nintendo

Each of those Power-Up Packs will value $9.99 — and also you’ve received to produce your personal Lego Mario determine. These figures will get launched on Aug. 1 alongside the Lego Super Mario Starter Course, which prices $59.99. (The Starter Course contains the bottom Lego Mario determine.) Expansion kits are coming too, together with a Bowser boss battle and a Piranha Plant package.

Lego Super Mario will get ‘Power-Up Packs,’ including Cat Mario

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