dark        

Nintendo backtracks on Super Mario Maker 2 restrictions, will allow friends to play together online

0

No more 'randoms only'

Nintendo continues to drill down on some of the stuff they revealed so far at E3, and Super Mario Maker 2's Treehouse live stream is honing in on something the company has said in the past: that online play was limited to randoms only.

Takashi Tezuka, producer for the game, was on-hand to share that a post-game update will be coming that allows friends to play online with each other. Tezuka says, "we wanted to create an environment where people could play." He goes on to clarify: "The game is completed where we can create a cycle where people can get ideas, share them with others, and play those. That's when we feel like we've done our job of creating a complete experience."

He did not elaborate on whether or not this was always in the works, or a response to the immense backlash the publisher received when this restriction was announced. Nintendo has since uploaded a video of the Treehouse discussion: the conversation about the update begins at 28:00.

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chris Carter
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC   gamer profile

Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ------------------- T... more + disclosures


 


 


Also on Destructoid: Super Mario Maker 2   (9)   From our database:

  • Super Mario Maker 2 hits four million level mark, Nintendo celebrates with an official creation - Chris Carter
  • Super Mario Maker 2 'already off to a good start' with 2.42 million sold in just over a month - Chris Carter
  • Super Mario Maker 2 ups course upload limit to 64, Nintendo will do it 'one more time' - Chris Carter
  • Super Mario Maker 2 level reimagines 1-1 for modern times - Jordan Devore
  • Check out the Destructoid community's Super Mario Maker 2 levels - Marcel Hoang
  • Review: Super Mario Maker 2 - CJ Andriessen
  • Super Mario Maker 2 boss schools fans on how to make a level - Chris Carter
  • Nintendo backtracks on Super Mario Maker 2 restrictions, will allow friends to play together online - Chris Carter
  • My collection gently weeps: Super Mario Maker 2 will apparently lack amiibo support - Chris Carter
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #E3 #mario #Nintendo #Nintendo Switch #Platform games

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •