While certainly not surprising given the meteoric rise of Nintendo Switch as one of the most popular gaming consoles on the planet, it’s nonetheless saddening to hear that the end has come for Super Mario Maker fans on Wii U. The end in regards to uploading new courses, that is. The popular feature will cease to be supported on the platform as of 03.31.21.
Beginning on 3/31, it will no longer be possible to upload courses in #SuperMarioMaker for #WiiU. Please see the link below for more information. Thank you to all the players for supporting the Wii U version of the Super Mario Maker game since 2015!https://t.co/aPtUh8QVd6 pic.twitter.com/bZahjD3yK7
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) November 25, 2020
Here’s a full breakdown of what will be impacted:
Services that will end
- The ability to upload courses in the Wii U version of Super Mario Maker
- 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.
If you’d like to see the entire announcement, please click the link below. With Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury on the way, there are very few Wii U titles that have yet to make their way to Switch. That said, this writer certainly isn’t planning on getting rid of his Wii U any time soon. What about you? Is your Wii U gathering dust? Were you still uploading courses? Tell us in the comments and on social media!