Nintendo’s Takashi Tezuka has confirmed that Super Mario Maker 2 will receive an update to allow online multiplayer with friends.
The news comes directly from the E3 2019 show floor; Tezuka appeared during a Nintendo Treehouse segment on the game and confirmed it will eventually allow players to play online with friends.
Later, Nintendo of America reaffirmed the announcement with a tweet.
Mr. Tezuka has confirmed that the ability to play online multiplayer with friends is coming to #SuperMarioMaker2 in a future update. Stay tuned for more information to come. https://t.co/oxGuEcJ8Om pic.twitter.com/1AfK1vEGIe
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) June 11, 2019
This revelation comes on the tail of controversial news that the game would not initially support online matchmaking with friends — just strangers.
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