Super Mario Maker 2 has been on life support for a few months, with Nintendo having more or less ignored their creation sequel since it launched in June. Besides an update adding multiplayer features that should have been there at launch, nada. No way to share levels, despite a very much still alive bookmarking website for the original. No new items. No quality of life changes, like the ability to skip repetitive death sequences. And yet, it was hard to imagine Nintendo would never revisit Mario Maker 2, making it increasingly likely the game would, eventually, get one enormous update. And that’s what’s happening this Thursday.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/43kjbm/link-joining-mario-maker-2-is-the-first-step-towards-super-nintendo-maker