Super Mario 3D All-Stars, a trio of Mario classics heading to Nintendo Switch later this week have already hit the internet, it was alleged.
The game is slated to officially launch this Friday, but well-known data miner OatmealDome reports that the title has already been found online and reveals some interesting little details about how the compilation was put together.
OatmealDome says, “It appears that all games are emulated. galaxy and sunshine Are you running a Wii and GameCube emulator called ̵
You further note that with Super Mario Galaxy, Nintendo apparently “recompiled the original code to run natively on the Switch CPU,” but decided to run other aspects like the GPU and audio through the emulator.
Interestingly, the main menu – already shared online by Nintendo – was created using LunchPack, the engine reportedly used in Splatoon, Mario Maker, and Animal Crossing.
Since the three games are now well over 10 years old, there is no need to worry that spoilers will pop up online before the official release. However, if you want to avoid content that Nintendo didn’t officially release before the big day on Friday, then you should be careful browsing the internet for the next few days.