The Obscure Super Nintendo Satellaview System Returns in 'Super Mario Odyssey'

“This outfit represents what the future used to look like.”

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A niche piece of Nintendo‘s history is back, thanks to Super Mario Odyssey. In 1995, Japan received an unusual version of the Famicom — the domestic version of the Super Nintendo — dubbed the Famicom BS, which utilized a satellite to receive exclusive content in a world before online gaming. Though the console was discontinued in 2000, Nintendo hasn’t forgotten it, as it grants Mario two new outfits: the Baseball Uniform and Satellaview suit, both with matching headgear.

Check out the original Satellaview ads below to see where Nintendo got its inspiration from.

Elsewhere in the world of gaming, Fortnite Battle Royale is set to receive a guided missile launcher.

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