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Rabbids Twitter Account Temporarily Changed to ‘MarioRabbids’

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Something might be happening involving both Super Mario and Ubisoft’s odd rabbits again. On January 27, 2021, the official Twitter account for the characters changed from “RabbidsOfficial” to “MarioRabbids.” Since then, the account has returned to its normal name. This has led to speculation that a new game featuring these characters could be in the works. [Thanks, So_Ethereal and Choppasmith on Resetera!]

Here’s So_Ethereal’s tweet, which showed the change. It was accompanied by a themed avatar and

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle showed up on the Nintendo Switch in 2017. It is an XCOM-like strategy game where the Rabbids end up in the Super Mario world. Mario, Luigi, Peach, and Yoshi end up working with Rabbid versions of all four characters to deal with enemies like Bowser Jr. It eventually got a Donkey Kong-themed expansion.

Aside from the additional add-on, no follow-ups were announced. However, Ubisoft did initially offer support for things like community competitions for active players.

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle is available for the Nintendo Switch worldwide. 

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.