Software update: November 5th 2015

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 v1.20.

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

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Update contents

  • Adds a feature that allows Event Courses to be downloaded. Completing Event Courses may unlock Costume Marios.
  • Courses from Official Makers can be found at any time by searching Course World
  • Adds the Checkpoint Flag object
  • Adds ability to combine power-up items
  • Adds hard mode to Gnat Attack
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Please click here for more information about this software update.

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 357.5 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.