March 21, 2018

Wa-hoo! Google Maps transforms for 'Mario Day'

13 March 2018, 01:47 | Lucia Cruz

GoogleIt’s Mario Time

Google maps mario kart

Mario alongside his great old Kart will hold a situation in Google Maps' arrow, which is utilized to demonstrate the area where the client is heading. So, on the National Mario day, Google is letting their users take a ride with Mario in Google Maps.

To celebrate Mario Day (Mar 10), you can now have the famous plumber as your navigator in Google Maps for a week.

With Mario being one of the most favourite cartoon characters among people, Google churned out a unique way to inject him back into our lives.

This is how Google wants you to get started.

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Those who have installed the update will see a go-kart from the Mario Kart games instead of the the regular blue navigation.

"Click on the yellow "?" icon found on the bottom right of Google Maps app on Android or iOS. He'll be a constant companion wherever you're driving this week- to work, to school, or the curry house. And even as they encourage you to share a screenshot of your route with Mario, they also caution about having any personal details like your home address on the image that you will share with the hashtag #MarioMaps.

Super Mario Bros, or Mario Bros, was first introduced in Japan in 1983 and has gone on to sell more than 40 million video games till date.

As a historical sidenote, Google and Nintendo have worked together before for these kinds of fun stunts. So, this entire week, sit back and let Mario guide you through roads and find shops and restaurants.

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