Super Mario Maker 2 Announced for Switch This Summer With a New Theme

Super Mario Maker 2 Announced for Switch This Summer With a New Theme

Super Mario Maker is back, this time on Switch!

As the opening salvo of today's Nintendo Direct, Nintendo showed offer a trailer that looked like a port of Super Mario Maker for Switch. It was surprising to see a title card pop up calling the game Super Mario Maker 2. Yes, we've been waiting for Mario Maker on Switch for so long because Nintendo is working on a sequel.

The trailer showed off the new interface, given the move from the dual-screen Wii U and 3DS to the single-screen Switch. The trailer also showed off the new Super Mario 3D World theme, featuring the Cat Mario power-up. The company promised new features coming to Super Mario Maker 2, though it didn't detail what those feature were yet.

Super Mario Maker 2 is coming to Nintendo Switch some time in June 2019.

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Mike Williams

Reviews Editor

M.H. Williams is new to the journalism game, but he's been a gamer since the NES first graced American shores. Third-person action-adventure games are his personal poison: Uncharted, Infamous, and Assassin's Creed just to name a few. If you see him around a convention, he's not hard to spot: Black guy, glasses, and a tie.

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