Paper Mario The Thousand-Year Door Switch Game Releasing on Nintendo on 23rd May

The new Mario game, Paper Mario The Thousand-Year Door Switch game, is coming out next month on the same gaming platform. Here are the details you need to know about the role-playing game.

Paper Mario The Thousand-Year Door Switch Game Release Date 

Nintendo Switch announced that the game will be released on 23rd May 2024. The game’s digital and physical versions are available for $59.99. You can pre-order Paper Mario The Thousand-Year door Switch game through the official Nintendo Switch website. Moreover, one can redeem a Nintendo Switch Game Voucher by pre-ordering.

Game enthusiasts must hurry up since the physical copies of the game were already sold out at some retailers back in March.

Is Paper Mario The Thousand-Year Door Available on Switch?

Paper Mario The Thousand-Year Door
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

Like the original game, Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door is available exclusively on Nintendo Switch and is compatible with the Nintendo Switch Pro controller.

The age rating is PEGI 7, with a game file size of 5.1 GB (5100 MB). You can play Paper Mario The Thousand-Year Door Switch game in different languages. Currently, it is available as the following:

  • Japanese Game
  • English Game
  • Spanish Game
  • French Game
  • German Game
  • Italian Game
  • Dutch Game
  • Korean Game
  • Chinese Game

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Switch Game Storyline

Just like the original game, it is up to Mario to save the day. This time, the infamous and nefarious X-Nauts are trying to get to the legendary treasure hidden behind the Thousand-Year Door.

In Paper Mario, the Thousand-Year Switch Game, Super Mario gets help from a map he got from Princess Peach and the locals. Mario must make his way from the colorful world of paper to the ancient Thousand-Year Door before the X-Nauts.

In this storybook world, charming characters appear at every new game level. In this epic paper adventure, players will meet interesting characters like the lively and nerdy Goombella and the shy yet resilient Koops.

In Super Mario The Thousand-Year Door Switch game, players will also encounter different game characters who need Super Mario’s help with side quests. Moreover, players can also read story chapters about characters like Princess Peach and Bowser.

New Gameplay Features of Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Switch Game

Paper Mario The Thousand-Year Door Switch game has fresh visuals and updated game visuals. Help Paper Mario upgrade and level up with his friends. Use and improve time-based attacks, collect badges, and wow the audience in the combat stage.

Additionally, the Paper Mario can now convert into a paper plane. Players can use this curse to their advantage by turning into a paper plane and crossing huge gaps or slipping through narrow openings. This is just one of the new gameplay features.

Nintendo Switch™ has made a significant leap from the original Super Mario game that came out twenty years ago. It includes changes in the character artwork during transitions, which are now shaded, and new character designs. There is more text per line, and slight changes are made to the English character dialogue.

Players will see the following new gameplay features and themes in Paper Mario The Thousand-Year Door Switch game:

Crystal Stars

Super Mario travels to the village of Rogueport to help out Princess Peach. Unfortunately, when he reaches the palace, he is unable to find the princess. Hence, his search for her and the Crystal Stars begins.

Mario must find Yore’s mythical treasure and get to The Thousand-Year Door before his archnemesis, Bowser, does.

Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door Crystal Stars
Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door

Paper World

As this Super Mario RPG name suggests, the new game features a magic land made of paper. Venture out of Rogueport to discover the paper world and its thrilling adventures. Some of these include a malicious dragon trapped inside a castle, a town cursed with perpetual twilight, and Mario’s Paper Abilities.

Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door
Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door

Parade Partners

Pair up and unlock different characters as the Paper Mario The Thousand-Door Switch game proceeds. Each cast member has distinct attributes that make the levels easier to pass when used efficiently.

For example, players can use:

  • Goombella to divulge information about enemies and places
  • Koops can grab items that are out of reach from Mario
  • Madame Flurrie can uncover paths and remove obstacles with her powerful blows
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

Theatre of Battle 

Launch the classic turn-based combat system in The Theatre of Battle. Watch the crowd cheer as you fight your opponent with the special batches and crystal stars you have accumulated.

The game is set to release next month, but the Super Mario Bros. 2 movie will be releasing on April 3, 2026.

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