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Super Mario Maker online services shutting down, title to be removed from Wii U eShop

Posted on November 25, 2020 by in News, Wii U

Nintendo has announced that several online services for the Wii U title Super Mario Maker will soon be discontinued, and the title will no longer be available for purchase on the Wii U eShop. The full statement is as follows:

From March 31st 2021, it will no longer be possible to upload courses in Super Mario Maker for Wii U. On the same day, the Super Mario Maker Bookmark website will also close.

It will still be possible to play courses uploaded before the service discontinuation.

In preparation for the discontinuation of these online services, Super Mario Maker for Wii U will be removed from sale on Nintendo eShop on January 13th 2021. It will still be possible to redownload the game after this date.

There is no impact on Super Mario Maker 2 for Nintendo Switch.

We would like to thank all players for supporting Super Mario Maker for Wii U over the past five years.

Planned service end date: March 31st 2021

Please note that depending on the circumstances, these services may be discontinued earlier than the above-mentioned date.

Services that will end

 

  • The ability to upload courses in Super Mario Maker for Wii U
  • The Super Mario Maker Bookmark website
    Due to this, the following features within the software’s Course World will also become unavailable:

    • Updating the ranking of liked courses
    • Looking up your bookmarked courses

 

An error message will be displayed when trying to access these discontinued services after their end date.

 

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