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Super Mario Odyssey

Nintendo provided a first look at a new feature in Super Mario Odyssey during its Treehouse Live stream at E3 today. When the game ships in late October, two-player co-op will be included. One player will control Mario while the other controls Cappy. Super Mario Odyssey

This information comes from Shigeru Miyamoto…

On whether Super Mario Odyssey was influenced by Zelda: Breath of the Wild…

Miyamoto: I think starting with myself, there is an underlying philosophy that goes across Nintendo. For example, the Mario team and the Zelda team are in two different places – one is in Kyoto, one is in Tokyo – so they don’t have direct communication. But the people who are leading that and organizing that have this underlying philosophy that they have a pretty direct connection with myself.

In terms of Breath of the Wild and Odyssey, honestly if we were to have waited until the success of Breath of the Wild to make Odyssey it would have been too late. So it’s not that they influenced each other. I think what I did with both teams was when I touched any of the prototypes or tests that they would bring me, I would try to make sure that it feels good, and that it feels good being in that world, and that’s what I did for both teams. That was my role.

The Nintendo UK store is now taking pre-orders for Super Mario Odyssey. You can reserve the game here. When pre-ordering, you’ll get the Cappy Hat pictured above.

Nintendo World Report TV has posted some footage of what Super Mario Odyssey looks like on the Switch’s Tabletop Mode. You can check out the footage below.

Just a day after the feature was announced, one fan has already given Super Mario 64 the same hat capture ability that Nintendo will be including in Super Mario Odyssey. Check out the results below.

Not all levels in Super Mario Odyssey will be automatically accessible. In Treehouse footage shown today, it was mentioned that each Kingdom has secret levels requiring certain outfits. The Mario Maker costume shown above is one example.