Paper Mario The Origami King: Should You Buy the Shogun Studios Royalty Pass?

Paper Mario The Origami King: Should You Buy the Shogun Studios Royalty Pass?

You'll need a pass to enter Shogun Studios, and will be offered a premium version called the Royalty Pass. Is it worth the money?

On your way to cut the the five streamers in Paper Mario The Origami King you'll pass through an area called Shogun Studios. It's a theme park of sorts, with a variety of mini-games and attractions to enjoy. You'll need a pass to enter the park, and there are two options available. The free pass will allow you to access Shogun Studios for free, while the Royalty Pass will cost you 9,800 coins. In this guide we'll explain the difference between the two passes, so that you can see for yourself whether it's worth forking out for the Royalty Pass.

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Should You Buy the Shogun Studios Royalty Pass?

Coins are fairly difficult to come by in the early areas of Paper Mario The Origami King, so spending 9,800 coins on the Royalty Pass might seem like a bad option. Once you're inside Shogun Studios you will need to pay coins to enter certain mini-games, some of these are mandatory in order to progress. There are also exclusive areas that only Royalty Pass holders can access so you absolutely should buy a Royalty pass at the gate. It'll save you coins in the long run, you'll also make 9,800 coins in no time while exploring Shogun Studios. For a full list of locations for the 135 collectibles in the game, head here.

If you're looking for more of our guides, be sure to head on over to our Paper Mario The Origami King Walkthrough. It's where you'll find collectible locations, a look at the legendary fish, and more.

What Do You Get For Buying the Royalty Pass?

As we mentioned before, the Royalty Pass will get you into many of the theme park's attractions for free. There's a throwing star game, a fishing game, even a dressing up photo studio. All of these will ordinarily be around 500 coins per try, so you'll likely end up saving money in the long-run.

There's plenty more on Paper Mario The Origami King to find right here on USG. First up there's Nadia's preview about how it compares to The Thousand Year Door. Next up, read our review.

Jake Green

Guides Editor

Jake is a former freelance writer who now heads up guides for USG. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and will play literally any game with monkeys in it. He has an unhealthy obsession with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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