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Nintendo's latest Switch ad shows guy playing Mario Kart on the toilet

Toad's turdpipe.

Nintendo has finally acknowledged what we've known all along - that Switch is perfect for playing games on the toilet.

Koopa Pooper.

This latest advert from Nintendo Germany, published on its official Facebook, shows a chap playing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe with his trousers down.

Talk about player number two.

It's still a little surprising to see Nintendo embrace this playstyle in official marketing, but hey - we've all played games while on the warp pipe.

Mario Kart 8 was of course also available on Wii U - another console perfect for pottyable gaming.

On with the skid marks:

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