Super Mario Maker 2 Update 1.1.0 Released; Adds Online Co-op & Versus Multiplayer, Touch With Button Controls in Handheld Mode and More

Oct 2, 2019 00:23 EDT
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Nintendo has just released Super Mario Maker 2 update 1.1.0 which adds online co-op and versus multiplayer play.

The brand-new update dropped out of nowhere and allows players to play with friends in either Multiplayer Versus or Co-op multiplayer modes. In addition, the 1.1.0 update adds wireless LAN play and comes with a list of Official Makers in the Leaderboards Section where players can find new courses as well as special courses created for collaborations or special events.

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The update also allows players to make use of touch-screen and button controls in portable mode.

We’ve included the official releases notes for this new update down below:

Super Mario Maker 2 Update 1.1.0 Release 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 is available globally now for the Nintendo Switch.

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