Super Mario RPG: Release date, trailers & everything we know

Cassidy Stephenson
Super Mario RPG announced at Nintendo Direct

A brand new Super Mario RPG remake is on the way for the Nintendo Switch, set to release on November 17, 2023. Here’s everything we know.

With the massive release of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom this year, Switch owners were in for a surprise when a remake of the iconic Super Mario RPG was announced. Nevertheless, Nintendo fans were far from disappointed with all the new Mario titles that came out this year. 

Super Mario Bros. Wonder marked the franchise’s first 2D title in over ten years, with the last being New Super Mario Bros. U in 2012. Additionally, Nintendo briefly included another Princess Peach-focused game and a Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon remaster. 

The upcoming remake of the 1996 SNES game Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, titled Super Mario RPG, has evoked a ton of nostalgia.


Super Mario RPG release date

Super Mario RPG amiibo

The physical and digital versions of the remake will officially release on November 17, 2023. Preorders began on the Nintendo eShop on June 21.

Super Mario RPG platforms

Super Mario RPG is a Nintendo exclusive. Therefore, it will only be available on the Nintendo Switch.

Super Mario RPG trailers

The June 2023 Nintendo Direct provided the first Super Mario RPG remake trailer. The two-minute video featured Mario traveling through different areas like the desert and the sewers. Super Mario RPG also includes Bowser, Peach, Mallow, and Geno as playable characters.

The September 2023 Nintendo Direct revealed the second Super Mario RPG trailer. The footage heavily focused on gameplay features like action commands and post-game boss rematches.

A third trailer, an overview trailer broke down a bevy of features that players will expect in Super Mario RPG. This include battle basics, the minigames that players will take on, and the characters that the game will include.

Super Mario RPG gameplay

Nintendo fans expect the basis of the long-awaited remake to resemble the original game with much-improved graphics. Here is Nintendo’s tagline regarding the upcoming title:

“Originally released on Super NES, Super Mario RPG has been overhauled with new graphics! Join Mario, Bowser, Princess Peach, and original characters Mallow and Geno, in an RPG filled with twists, turns, and treasure,” the description reads.

“Mario must team up with his allies to face down a menacing force known as the Smithy Gang in order to recover seven stars and repair the Star Road.”

That’s all we know about the possibility of multiplayer in Super Mario RPG. While you’re here, check out our best Mario games of all time list.