2019 has been quite a busy year for the big players of the gaming industry, namely, Google, Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo with the next-gen consoles lined up. With rivals like Google, Microsoft, and Sony, Nintendo has always been successful in keeping its cool and coming up with new ideas. The company announced many new ideas and upgrades for existing products this year including the recent ‘Ring fit Adventure’ fitness model, a system update to v29.0.0 for Switch, filed a patent for bendable joy-cons and many more. Then recently, Nintendo announced a new Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Tournament following which the company rolled out the much-awaited title ‘The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening’ on Switch. And now, Nintendo has added ‘Play With Friends Online‘ feature to Super Mario Maker 2.
Originally, Super Mario Maker 2 was launched with online co-op and competitive modes. However, only random matchmaking was allowed and to play with friends, a local room had to be hosted. Nintendo didn’t prefer to include the ‘Play With Friends Online’ feature earlier to keep a check on players teaming up and dominate the global leaderboards. But now, Nintendo has made it possible for players to let their friends join in on the venture, with update Version 1.1.0. Moreover, the new update will also bring a voice chat support for the Nintendo Switch Online mobile app alongside button control support. You can check all that comes with the update here.
Super Mario Maker 2 is already a hit title and with this new inclusion, it will be really interesting to see how positively this affects the title.