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Software update: July 22nd 2016

A software update is now 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 v1.44.

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


Update contents

  • Stars are no longer given when posting a comment while playing a course or after completing a course
  • Changes the conditions for gnats to appear in "Create" mode
  • 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: 377 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.