Mario's Taking Over Google Maps in Mississauga!

"Now, you should see "?" in yellow color at the bottom right corner of the Google Maps application.

Good bye for a week to the random Google Maps lady and her accent and say hello to Super Mario for directions.

Mario Kart

In the meantime, Google Maps and Mario will be here all week in celebration of Mario Kart, with the plumber fist-pumping his way through traffic.

This isn't the first time that Nintendo and Google have teamed up like this.

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Once you select the icon, you would be asked whether to use the Mario Time on the app or not, kindly select the Let's Go option when asked.

Are you looking forward to having Mario accompany you in his kart on your routes?

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The updated Google Maps has rolling out to Android and iOS platforms starting from today itself. Back in 2014 (long before Pokemon Go launched on mobile devices), Google unleashed dozens of wild Pokemon in Google Maps, giving users a chance to walk around their cities and fill up their Pokedex.

That's a name you've undoubtedly heard, whether you're a major Nintendo fanboy or someone who doesn't care much for video games in general. The event was originally teased a few days ago with a peek at some of Mario's famous items, but has now been officially revealed as the Super Mario Crossover Event. So if you unlock the game's premium features through in-app purchase, it will cost you just $4.99 instead of 9.99.

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