Nintendo’s online services need work, but this proves it’s listening to fans.
Super Mario Maker 2 is a game all about creation, and Nintendo is doubling down on that idea. With a new update, Nintendo is raising the course creation limit in the game to 64, up from 32. This will allow players to make more courses and continue to challenge other players online.
The update addresses a common complaint among aspiring creators since the game’s launch late last month, making today’s news a nice step in the right direction.
That’s not all, though. According to Nintendo, the company plans to raise Super Mario Maker 2‘s level limit an additional time in the future. While it’s probably too much to hope it’ll double again, every level counts.
Today’s announcement is an indication that Nintendo is happy to listen to its fans. Super Mario Maker 2‘s doubled level upload limit is sure to keep the community alive and thriving. It also soften the blow of Nintendo Switch’s fledgling online service, which continues to be criticized for poor matchmaking and laggy performance. These are concerns Nintendo is trying to slowly patch up, and in the meantime, we get make good moves like this one.
Nintendo is doubling down on Super Mario Maker 2’s creation.
This increase is most appreciated by the many dedicated Mario Maker fans out there. With a doubled limit, they can afford to get more creative with their level designs. This, in turn, gives fans more variety in online level selection. It’s a win-win and easy PR boost for Nintendo heading into a holiday season that will see the Switch Lite be a major money-earner for the company.
Fans interested in learning more about the game can check out our very own Paul Hunter’s Super Mario Maker 2 review, where he praised the title as “the ultimate canvas for Super Mario creativity.”