Super Mario Maker 2 version 1.1.0 update now available, adds “Play with Friends,” “LAN Play,” and more

Full patch notes available.

Super Mario Maker 2

Nintendo has released the version 1.1.0 update for Super Mario Maker 2, which adds “Play with Friends,” “LAN Play,” and more.

Here are the patch 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.
        • After 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 now for Switch.

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