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Super Mario Maker Software Update: May 20 2016

A software update is 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 v1.43.

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

Update contents

  • The calculation of Star Ranking has been changed from the courses that have receive the most stars to those that have received the highest ratio of stars

    • Please note: the Star Ranking in the Courses menu could previously be filtered by Weekly or All, but now it is only possible to filter by All

  • Super Expert is now shown as a difficulty level in the course lists in the Courses menu

  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Additional information

Downloading updates will not affect any of your saved data.

Please note: 387 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.

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