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A big surprise from Nintendo! Super Mario Maker 2 is receiving it’s final update very soon — just days away soon! On Wednesday, April 22nd, you can start playing with new power-ups, characters, mechanics, and a whole new mode!


Here’s a basic breakdown of everything Nintendo showed off in today’s announcement: 

  • New Power-ups
    • SMB2 Mushroom
    • Frog Suit
    • Power Balloon
    • Super Acorn
    • Boomerang Flower
    • Cannon Box
    • Propeller Box
    • Red POW Box
    • Goomba Mask
    • Bullet Bill Mask
  • Koopalings can enter the boss battle ring
  • New parts
    • Cursed Key
    • On/Off Trampoline
    • Mechakoopa
  • World Maker mode
    • Customize your overworld map
      • 8 design themes available (Field, Underground, Desert, Snow, Sky, Forest, Volcano, and Outerspace)
    • Can have up to 8 worlds and 40 courses


Dust off your course building muscles and get ready to craft and/or play new courses in Super Mario Maker 2 starting this Wednesday.


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Written by Jennifer Burch

Illustrator, designer, writer and big Nintendo geek, you can find Jennifer with an N3DS within reach 24/7. As the oldest of three, she has survived many Mario Party, Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart sessions intact in addition to getting her brothers hooked on some really weird games. (Cubivore anyone?)