McDonald's Partners With Nintendo For Super Mario Happy Meal Toys

By Tonya Garcia Markets MarketWatch Pulse

McDonald's Corp. said Wednesday that it has partnered with Nintendo Co. Ltd. to bring eight toys based on Super Mario characters to Happy Meals from April 26 to May 22. The toys include Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach, and each will have a special function. There will also be a sweepstakes for a chance to win one in 100 Nintendo Switch Prize Packs, including a Nintendo Switch system and a Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game, which launches April 28. McDonald's shares are down 0.2% in premarket trading, but up 9.8% for the year so far. Nintendo shares are up 12.6% for the year to date, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 6.7% for the period.

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