Software update: March 9th 2016

Applies to: Wii U


A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Wii U console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be v1.40.

Please note: this update is required in order to use Super Mario Maker's online features.

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Update contents

  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment
  • Adds new objects, such as Spike Pillars and Keys
  • A Super Expert mode has been added which can be played after completing the Expert mode in 100 Mario Challenge
  • New charts have been added to the course search portal site Super Mario Maker Bookmark, including world records and first clears


Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 422 MB of available storage is required to perform this software update. Depending on the Wii U hardware pack you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required. Please visit our Storage section for details about additional storage devices.