With Super Mario Maker, Nintendo’s first big title of the fall set to launch on September 11, Nintendo has uploaded a new video showing off some brand new features of the game.
The video shows off audio customization options, including Note Blocks that can be placed on a designed level to generate unique songs and sounds. Like in Mario Paint, players can use the size and length of the blocks to recreate songs within the game. This audio option will add even more creative levels to Mario Maker, as people on Miiverse will no doubt create several famous tunes and sounds with this feature.
Amiibo support was also further detailed, revealing over 50 of the amiibo that will be compatible with the game. All of the Smash (except Mii Fighters), Super Mario and Animal Crossing figures will unlock 8-bit versions of the characters to be used on custom levels.
However, the announcement also included the fact that not all of the creation tools will be available from the first time you launch the game. Players will need to play the game for at least 9 days before all of the tools become available. Details weren’t given about which features would need to be unlocked, but it is disappointing to discover that complete freedom to create won’t be fully possible on day one.
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