Will Super Mario Maker 2 get extra game styles?

The open space in the Style menu of Super Mario Maker 2's Course Maker has players wondering if the game will ever get new game styles.

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Diehard Super Mario Maker 2 players have combed over all that the game's Course Mode has to offer, but it seems like there might be something missing. While Course Maker has several different Game Styles to choose from, there's an open space in the menu underneath Extra Game Styles. Naturally, players are wondering if Nintendo plans to release new game styles, perhaps as DLC. Here's what we know.


Super Mario Maker 2 Course Maker | New Extra Game Styles

As thing stands now, there appear to be no plans to add new Game Styles to Super Mario Maker 2. However, while Nintendo has not specified that new Game Styles are coming to Super Mario Maker 2, it's still possible that more will be added down the line. After all, the original Mario Maker release on Wii U was given loads of different content and updates, and there's no reason to think the same won't be true for Mario Maker 2.

Will Super Mario Maker 2 get new game styles - extra space in Course Maker menu
What could that empty space in Extra Game Styles be meant for?

As it stands now, though, the empty space in the Game Styles menu serves as a teaser for content to come. In fact, folks around the Internet have plenty of idea of new Game Styles to introduce, with obvious contender Super Mario Bros. 2 being among the list. Here are a few of the games we think would be interesting:

  • Super Mario Bros. 2 (NES)
  • Super Mario Land (Game Boy)
  • Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (SNES)
  • Super Mario RPG (SNES)
  • Super Paper Mario (Wii)

Sadly, there's still no word on whether or not new Game Styles will land in Super Mario Maker 2 at all. For now, all we can do is look at that open space and wonder if Nintendo has any plans in store.


There may not be plans to add new Game Styles to Super Mario Maker 2 just yet, but that's not to say Nintendo won't be releasing new content for the game down the line. Players can learn more about the latest Switch release, including in-depth guides on how to make custom levels in the game's Course Maker, by browsing through Shacknews' Super Mario Maker 2 game guides.

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    July 9, 2019 12:05 PM

    Kevin Tucker posted a new article, Will Super Mario Maker 2 get extra game styles?

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      July 9, 2019 12:06 PM

      Here's hoping, it makes sense for a SM2/DDP style to show up as an "extra" style. Outside of that though you'd have to look at the 3D Mario games or something not done before for more. I would like an Odyssey themed one but that would be nuts to make I think.

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        July 9, 2019 4:22 PM

        Although a "Super Paper Mario" style might actually work, and could be awesome.

    • Zek
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      July 9, 2019 12:46 PM

      Galaxy is the one I would really want to see, but it's a lot of work for the editor. SM2 seems the obvious choice, even though I don't think the gameplay mechanics hold up as well as traditional Mario.

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      July 9, 2019 3:04 PM

      Spoiler: Kevin doesn't know :/

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