Nintendo registers new trademark ‘Mario Sports’

Mario Sports

Nintendo has registered a new trademark ‘Mario Sports’ in both Europe and Australia, it has been revealed.

The two listings, seen here and here, were registered in May 2020 and will expire ten years later in May 2030. In both cases, the mark simply refers to ‘Mario Sports’ and can be applied to the following:

Electronic game programs; Downloadable electronic game programs; video game programs; Downloadable video game programs; video game cartridges; memory cards for video game machines; smartphone cases; smartphone cases; downloadable computer game software; computer game software, recorded; recorded computer programs; downloadable computer programs; CD [audio-video]; downloadable image files; downloadable music files; Electronic publications, downloadable.

Here’s a look at the European brand

Previously, the Mario Sports series has provided us Mario Sports Mix on the Wii and Mario Sports Superstars on the 3DS. While the new brand doesn’t confirm the existence of a new and upcoming entry, it wouldn’t be surprising to see such a game appear on the Switch one day; The Wii title sold over a million copies just a few months after launch.

It’s been three years since the last time we had a game by the name of Mario Sports. Would you like to see a new entry on Switch? Let us know in the comments below.