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Fun new Google Maps feature lets you navigate as moustachioed plumber Mario

Fun new Google Maps feature lets you navigate as moustachioed plumber Mario

Google has announced that it has partnered with Nintendo to bring Mario to Google Maps.

To celebrate Mario Day (aka: MAR10), Google Maps have released a new update that will let you navigate the road as Mario Kart. "To get to Mario Time, tap on the yellow "?" symbol that is accessible in the base right of the Google Maps application in the wake of updating the application to the most recent version. "They hum the Super Mario Bros. background music on repeat, daydream about collecting gold coins and 1-UP mushrooms, and want nothing more than to traverse the Mushroom Kingdom with Luigi, Toad, and Yoshi to rescue Princess Peach from Bowser", Dabas said.

To celebrate Mario Day (Mar 10), you can now have the famous plumber as your navigator in Google Maps for a week. So wherever you go this week, he'll be with you and he'll even be cheering you on with some fist pumping as you drive wherever your destination may be.

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The Google Maps' update for "Mario Time" is accessible for both Android and iOS gadgets.

To get started, you first have to make sure that your app is totally up to date. Drivers using Maps have the option to swap the traditional navigation arrow with Mario on his kart.

Seriously though, it's a fun nifty feature, and in this period between Pokemon Go! and whatever immersive Kirby game takes over your mobiles next, this will put Nintendo characters back on your screen, where they damn well belong.


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