Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch): Software updates (latest: Ver. 3.0.0)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Super Mario Maker 2 on Nintendo Switch (originally released on June 28th 2019 in Europe, North America, and Japan).

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Super Mario Maker 2 – Ver. 3.0.0

  • Release date: April 21st 2020 (North America) / April 22nd 2020 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
Course Maker
  • New course parts have been added.
    • Each new part can be used in the following game styles as shown below.
        Super Mario Bros. Super Mario Bros. 3 Super Mario World New Super Mario Bros. U Super Mario 3D World
      SMB2 Mushroom YES NO NO NO NO
      Frog Suit NO YES NO NO NO
      Power Balloon NO NO YES NO NO
      Super Acorn NO NO NO YES NO
      Boomerang Flower NO NO NO NO YES
      Cannon Box NO NO NO NO YES
      Propeller Box NO NO NO NO YES
      Goomba Mask NO NO NO NO YES
      Bullet Bill Mask NO NO NO NO YES
      Red POW Box NO NO NO NO YES
      Larry YES YES YES YES NO
      Iggy YES YES YES YES NO
      Wendy YES YES YES YES NO
      Lemmy YES YES YES YES NO
      Roy YES YES YES YES NO
      Morton YES YES YES YES NO
      Ludwig YES YES YES YES NO
      Mechakoopa YES YES YES YES NO
      Cursed Key YES NO NO NO NO
      ON/OFF Trampoline NO NO NO NO YES
      Dotted-line Block NO NO NO NO YES
    • Select the Cursed Key by first placing a Key, then changing its type from the options available.
    • The Dotted-Line Block has been newly added to the Super Mario 3D World game style. It has been available in all other game styles since Ver. 1.0.0.
World Maker
  • You can now select World Maker and Worldbot from the main menu.
  • In World Maker, you can create your own Super Worlds.
    • You can set up to eight worlds and 40 courses in one Super World.
    • You can set courses that are saved under My Courses in Coursebot.
  • In Worldbot, you can view Super Worlds that you made in World Maker.
    • You can save up to six Super Worlds.
    • Each Maker can upload one Super World to Course World.
Course World
  • Super Worlds have been added.
    • You can play Super Worlds uploaded from Makers around the globe.
  • If a Maker uploads a Super World, it will be displayed in the Overview section of their Maker Profile.
  • Added a list of Super Worlds a Maker has played to their Maker Profile.
  • Added a friend list to Leaderboards.
    • Friends who have allowed “Share to Friend List” in Options will be displayed here.
  • In Leaderboards, the order of the list of Makers you’re following has been changed to display whoever uploaded a course most recently first.
  • Increased the number of tags that can be added to a course.
    • Added the following tags: Art, Technical, Shooter, Boss battle, Single player, and Link.
    • Courses that are tagged with “Single player” will not be selected in Network Play.
  • You can now download courses that you posted to My Courses in Coursebot.
  • Added a list of friends’ times to Everyone’s Times in Ninji Speedruns.
    • Friends who have allowed “Share to Friend List” in Options will be displayed here.
  • Added gear that can be acquired in Easy and Normal modes of Endless Challenge.
    • If the conditions for earning this gear have been met in Ver. 2.0.0 or earlier, it will be acquired when updating to Ver. 3.0.0.
General
  • Added “Share to Friend List” to Options. -By setting this to “Allow,” your information will be displayed to your friends in Leaderboards and Ninji Speedruns.
  • Issues have been fixed to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.
  • List of changes:

This update adds the following:

  • new Power-Ups such as Super Mario Bros. 2 Mushroom (allows you to lift and throw enemies like in Super Mario Bros. 2), Frog Suit (allows you swim freely in water), Power Balloon (allows you to float like a balloon), Super Acorn (allows you to fly), Boomerang Flower (defeat enemies with a boomerang), and more (including “wacky wearables”);
  • the 7 Koopalings (Larry, Wendy, Morton, Lemmy, Roy, Iggy, and Ludwig). You can finally have all 7 appear at once during the same battle!
  • a new game mode: World Maker. As the name indicates, it allows you to create your very own world map, with up to 40 levels in 8 worlds. You can connect the various levels with paths, build bridges, create hills, change the appearance of the world, the course icons, etc.. You can even put a slot-style bonus stage, a secret area with lots of coins, and more. Of course, you can also choose the style of the various worlds (underground, field, snowfield, forest, volcano, night, and more). The best part? You can share your worlds with other players.

Super Mario Maker 2 – Ver. 2.0.0

  • Release date: December 4th 2019 (North America) / December 5th 2019 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

Course Maker

  • New course parts have been added.
    • Each new part can be used in the following game styles as shown below
        Super Mario Bros. Super Mario Bros. 3 Super Mario World New Super Mario Bros. U Super Mario 3D World
      Master Sword YES NO NO NO NO NO
      Spike YES YES YES YES YES
      Pokey YES YES YES YES YES
      P Block YES YES YES YES YES
      Frozen Coin YES YES YES YES NO
      Dash Block NO NO NO NO YES
    • Select the Master Sword by first placing a Super Mushroom, then changing its type from the options available.
    • Select the Frozen Coin by first placing a Coin, then changing its type from the options available.

Course World

  • The Ninji Speedruns mode has been added.
  • New conditions have been added to Detailed Search when searching for courses.
    • Multiplayer Versus courses can now be displayed in order of popularity.
    • Course searches can now be further refined by applying the “Date Uploaded” condition.
    • Course searches can now be further refined by applying the “Number of Plays” condition.
  • The number of likes a maker has received will now be displayed in the Overview section of their Maker Profile.
  • Makers are now less likely to lose Maker Points when uploading a new course.
    • As part of this change, Maker Points may revert to their value prior to installing this update.

General

  • Issues have been fixed to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.
  • List of changes:
  • new Power-Up: Master Sword (The Legend of Zelda)
  • new game mode: Ninji Speedrun
  • new course parts: Spike, Pokey, Frozen Coin, P Block, Dash Block)
  • Additional notes: check out this post for more details and a trailer for the new content!
  • Source: Nintendo

Super Mario Maker 2 – Ver. 1.1.0

  • Release date: October 1st 2019 (North America) / October 2nd 2019 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
Course World

Network Play

  • Added “Play with friends”
    • You can now play online with friends in either Multiplayer Versus or Multiplayer Co-op modes.
    • You can now select courses uploaded to Course World as well as courses saved to Coursebot.
    • The Nintendo Switch Online mobile app is now supported.
      • You can automatically match online with people that you were matched with via the app, and can voice chat with them.
  • Added features to “Nearby Play”
    • You can now play in Multiplayer Co-op mode as well as Multiplayer Versus mode.
    • You can now select courses uploaded to Course World as well as courses saved to Coursebot.
    • When playing a course saved to Coursebot, the host system doesn’t need to be connected to the internet.
  • Added “LAN Play”
    • Players connected to the same LAN (Local Area Network) can now wirelessly play together.
    • fter selecting Network Play, you can switch to LAN Play mode by clicking in the L Stick and pressing the L or R buttons.
  • If the connection is unstable before Multiplayer Co-op or Multiplayer Versus starts, the match will be cancelled.
  • In Multiplayer Co-op, when everyone chooses “Let’s start over!”, the timer will now be reset.
  • Changed the look of the gauge for S+, the highest rank in Multiplayer Versus.
  • If a player places Builder Boxes after a warp point, other players will now be able to break them and proceed forward.
  • All players will take the same amount of time to move through a Warp Pipe, regardless of the state of their character.
  • After updating to Ver. 1.1.0, you will no longer be able to match with players using Ver. 1.0.1 or lower in Network Play.

Course Info

  • You can now select Play Together directly from any course uploaded to a player’s profile.
  • Simplified the display of comments containing stamps in “View comments.”

Maker Profile

  • Added a refresh/update button to “Courses uploaded.”
  • Added a list showing a user’s 100 most recent First Clears.
  • Now displays a user’s total number of First Clears.
  • Now displays a user’s total number of world-record times.

Official Makers

  • Added a list of Official Makers in Leaderboards.
Course Maker
  • You can now use touch with button controls in handheld mode.
    • You can also go back to touch-only controls from Settings in the Main Menu.
General
  • You can now play with a horizontal Joy-Con in all Game Modes.
    • You can change your controller grip from Settings in the Main Menu.
  • Other issues have been fixed to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.

Super Mario Maker 2 – Ver. 1.0.1

  • Release date: June 27th 2019 (North America) / June 28th 2019 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Issues have been fixed to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.
  • Additional notes: this is the Day 1 update.
  • Source: Nintendo

Super Mario Maker 2 – Ver. 1.0.0

  • Release date: May 15th 2019 (North America) / May 16th 2019 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • Additional notes: this is the “base” version of the game, that you get by pre-purchasing and pre-loading the game from the Nintendo eShop.
  • Source: Nintendo

How to download updates for Super Mario Maker 2 for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Super Mario Maker 2, you have three options:

  • let the console do its thing if you have automatic downloads activated, and didn’t completely turn it off

If not…

  • try to launch the game from the Home Menu while being connected to the internet. You should get a prompt when doing so: simply follow the instructions on screen;

OR

  • select the game > press either + or – to go to the Options page > select Software update > select Via the Internet.

To check that you have the latest version installed, simply select the game on the Home Menu, and press – or + to go to the Options: the version number is displayed just below the game title.


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