Remember the past with a game that breathes inspiration from the past! New Super Mario Bros. 2 for the Nintendo 3DS has reached a cumulative fan milestone of collecting 300 billion coins. The coin-centric mechanic was recently introduced to the mobile series. To celebrate, Nintendo is rolling out some classic levels re-created in the game engine.
Hit the break to see which fan favs made the cut.
The Gold Classics Pack features levels 1-1, 1-2, and 1-4 from the original Super Mario Bros., and levels 1-1 and 1-5 from Super Mario Bros. 3. Round 1 from the first game, Mario Bros., will also be featured in the pack.
The levels will be available starting today through January 31, 2013, as a free add-on, and will cost $2.50 starting February 1.
Official Press Release:
“Nintendo fans worldwide have amassed a mountain of more than 300 billion gold coins in New Super Mario Bros. 2 for the Nintendo 3DS system, and the tally continues to climb. To reward players for hitting this massive milestone, Nintendo is offering a free pack of Coin Rush courses that game owners can download wirelessly within the game at no extra charge (broadband Internet access is required).”
“Nintendo fans have once again demonstrated their passion for the Super Mario Bros. franchise,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. “The Gold Classics Pack is just one small way for us to thank players for their dedication. We’re all eager to see just how high that coin tally can get.”