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Nintendo Flashes New DLC Expansion Featuring The Return Of The ‘Iconic’ Character With Super Mario

Published 09/11/2022, 8:50 AM EDT

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Nintendo is one of the oldest gaming franchises in the world. They started as a playing card company, later jumping into the gaming world with a bang. The franchise is a one-stop destination for some of the most popular games, catering to millions of audiences daily.

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Apart from all titles published by Nintendo, fans have an infinite love for the Mario series as it has no end. The Japanese giant had perfectly crafted the animated character, helping people fall in love instantly. 


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A few years back, Nintendo had announced its partnership with Ubisoft for a Mario title. The two gaming giants shook hands to create an intergalactic title, now known as Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope. The game is set to drop in October 2022 as a sequel to Kingdom Battle. 

Nintendo plans to go all in with the upcoming Mario title as fans saw multiple announcements concerning the game. In their recent Twitter post, they updated fans about a massive DLC as an expansion pack. 

Nintendo announces massive DLC update for upcoming Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope

On September 11, 2022, popular Nintendo informant SwitchForce updated fans about a DLC expansion for Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope. He claimed that the franchise was introducing “Rayman,” a character from the Ubisoft universe, as the third expansion pack. 

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It was just a matter of minutes before Ubisoft backed his news as they uploaded a fresh video on their YouTube channel. The franchise featured gameplay footage of Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope, confirming the addition of Rayman to the same.


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To talk a little about the trailer, Ubisoft took fans to the Terra Flora planet, showing the game’s characters on their journey to save sparks. They also featured improved graphics and technicalities, proving how hard they worked for this one.

As of now, we can confirm that Nintendo will add primary characters like Mario, Luigi, and Rabbid Rosalina in the game. Apart from that, they have just revealed Rayman as the third DLC expansion while keeping the first two in the dark. So, it is only time that will help us understand all of Nintendo’s secrets.


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Atharv Phadke


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Atharv is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Journalism from Mumbai University, Atharv has a keen eye for writing engaging content. He enjoys all kinds of games but thoroughly follows FPS games such as Call of Duty, Apex Legends and Fortnite.
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