Pin Set
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During the Super Mario 35th Anniversary Direct earlier this month, Nintendo announced a special Mario pin set would be made available on My Nintendo in the US and Canada.

Obviously, it's a limited supply thing and well, that's caused some drama. Nintendo recently ran its first wave, and according to multiple comments on websites like Reddit, there have been technical issues (resulting in some serious waiting times).

When the pins went live (which mind you, caught many fans by surprise), the My Nintendo website in North America, in particular, was overloaded - with users encountering the following error:

Other users said they had received a code for the pin set, but were then informed by the website it was no longer available. From here, a lot of Nintendo fans took to social media to vent their frustration:

Sadly, it appears scalpers are already reselling the pins for prices that are most-definitely well above their value while some people have seemingly missed out altogether.

Were you able to get the Super Mario 35th Anniversary Pins in the end? Are they even available in your region? Tell us down below.