Super Mario Maker
Super Mario Maker[a] is a 2015 side-scrolling platform game and game creation system developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii U, released worldwide in September 2015. Players can create, play, and share courses online, free of charge, based on the styles of Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario World, and New Super Mario Bros. U. The game was revealed as the final challenge of Nintendo World Championships 2015.Upon release, critical reviews praised its user interface and course editing tools. By May 2016, more than seven million courses had been created by players worldwide, which had been played more than 600 million times. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS[b] was released in December 2016. Super Mario Maker 2 was released for the Nintendo Switch in June 2019. On November 25, 2020, Nintendo formally announced that course upload support would be discontinued on March 31, 2021 and that sale of the game on the Wii U's Nintendo eShop would be discontinued on January 12, 2021. The Super Mario Maker bookmark portal site was discontinued on January 13, 2021.