Super Mario Maker update to add Super Expert mode, more level creator tools on March 9Create mandatory bosses by giving enemies room keys.
A Super Mario Maker update due to launch free on March 9 will add a “Super Expert” mode the game’s 100-Mario Challenge, Nintendo announced.
Super Expert mode is unlocked after players clear Expert mode, and includes six “extremely tough” courses. Additionally, 12 new Mystery Mushroom costumes have been added to the 100-Mario Challenge.
The update also adds even more tools to the level creator:
- Shake a P Switch to turn it into a key. Shake a Door to turn it into a Key Door. Creators can make enemies hold keys, meaning players can’t advance without defeating mandatory bosses.
- Shake a Coin to turn it into a Pink Coin. Players must collect them all to make a key appear.
- Shake a Thwomp to turn it into a massive Skewer column from Super Mario World.
- Additionally, the Super Mario Maker Bookmark site will see additions such as ranking categories for world records and the number of first clears on courses, inspiring new ways to experience the main game.
Super Mario Maker is now available for Wii U. To date, over 6.2 million Mario courses have been created.
View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.