Over the next ten days, Mario will replace the standard navigation pointer in Google Maps.
In the name of what
This search engine giant Paskhalka prepared together with the company Nintendo. It is timed to the celebration of the International Mario Day - Mario Day, which is traditionally celebrated on March 10. To use the services of the famous water pipe, you need to lay a route and near the button "In the way" click on the icon in the form of a question mark. After that, the map will appear an animated model of Mario on his map from the series of games Mario Kart. In addition, if you click on the question mark a hundred times - you can hear many of the familiar "1-UP" sound. The feature works in both Android and iOS versions of the Google Maps application.
Mario was first introduced in the game Nintendo Donkey Kong in the early 1980s. Originally he was called Mr. Jampman and he was a carpenter. The character changed his name and profession only in Super Mario Bros, the cult game Nintendo, which is still considered one of the most successful video games ever since the Igroproma existed.