The new expanded version of the classic Wii U title will arrive in February 2021 with the possibility of playing online with friends in a cooperative way.
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury for Nintendo Switch was one of the great announcements of the Nintendo Direct dedicated to the 35th anniversary of the plumber this past Thursday. The title, coming from Wii U and considered one of the most brilliant in the machine’s catalog, this time will feature new content for a single player and the popular cooperative online multiplayer mode.
February 12, 2021 exclusively for Nintendo Switch
The official website of the title, which already allows you to advance the reservation for 59.99 euros in the eShop for its launch date in February 2021, adds some aspects that are of interest to future buyers. For starters, this improved version of Super Mario 3D World will keep the original location and will be compatible with the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller; In addition, its download weight will be 5.0 GB, a size that we must have free in the memory we choose from the console (internal or microSD card) for installation.
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury
“As well as being able to play locally with up to three friends, players can now enjoy online multiplayer mayhem,” they comment. And here is the main novelty: on Wii U you could play up to four people in total locally, but now that experience will be transferred to online cooperative multiplayer. To do this, it will be necessary to have an Internet connection and an active Nintendo Switch Online account, which added the original SNES Super Mario All-Stars compilation on September 3.
Motion control, higher jumps and more
For the rest, no details have been revealed about the original story of the game, which will be expanded with that Bowser’s Fury, whose news and changes will be discussed soon. On a mechanical level, Super Mario 3D World for Nintendo Switch will allow the characters to run faster and climb higher by using the super bell, the item that turns us into felines. Motion control is also added with the Joy-Con.
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury will hit stores around the world in physical and digital format on February 12 exclusively for Nintendo Switch.