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Super Mario Maker 2 is more ambitious than first expected

Super Mario Maker 2 will feature next-level as showcased in a 20 minute long Nintendo Direct

By: Jak Connor from May 16, 2019 @ 3:00 CDT

Now that Nintendo has finished their Super Mario Maker 2 dedicated Nintendo Direct, we can sit down and compile each of the new features the upcoming game has has in-store for players.

Yesterday I reported on Nintendo announcing that there would be a Direct dedicated to the upcoming sequel of Super Mario Maker, Super Mario Maker 2. We previously have had some new features showcased to us but now Nintendo has done a deep dive into what is new about the coming game and what has been improved since the last one.

Just to summarize things to make it a bit easier, Super Mario Maker 2 will comes with a ton of new features, some include; Super Mario 3D World style, a multitude of new building and customization options, co-op and versus multiplayer and many more online tools. A full features list has been compiled within the entirety of this post, for more information head on over to the official Super Mario Maker 2 Nintendo eShop listing here.

Super Mario 3D World style:

  • The ability to play as Cat Mario
  • Transparent pipes
  • Warp box
  • Spike block
  • ! Block
  • Blinking phase blocks
  • Tracking blocks
  • Mushroom trampolines
  • Piranha Creepers
  • Skipsqueaks who time their jumps with Mario
  • Charvaargh lava monsters
  • Pom Pom
  • Banzai Bills that can fly towards the screen
  • Cat Bowzer
  • A Koopa Troopa car, because why not?

Multiplayer: 4 people online/local

  • Multiplayer Versus mode which challenges you to get to the goal first. Winning will raise your versus rating.
  • Multiplayer Co-op mode - one person gets to the goal and everybody wins!

Course World:

  • Browse by popular courses, or use tags.
  • Comment on courses
  • New Maker profiles you can dress up with various cosmetics.

More Features:

  • Slopes
  • That goddamn Angry Sun
  • Snake Blocks
  • Red and Blue Switch blocks
  • On/Off switches
  • See-saws
  • Swinging Claws
  • Changing water or lava levels
  • Set scroll rates
  • Vertical sub areas
  • Banzai Bill
  • Dry Bones shell
  • 10 Coin
  • New Sound effects
  • Twister enemies
  • Icicles
  • Parachutes
  • Boom Boom
  • Desert, Snow, Forest, and Sky themes
  • Day/Night system. Gameplay will change in subtle ways during the night.
  • New music from legendary original Mario composer Koji Kondo!

Super Mario Maker 2 will be launching on June 28th exclusively for the Nintendo Switch.

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