Nintendo confirmed on its support page that it plans to exclude the super fun Super Mario Maker on the Wii U system on March 31, 2021. The company also plans to remove the online features of the game on the same day. If you own the game on the Wii U, you can still play the game on the system, but after this date you will not be able to play online. The company said: “Thanks to all the players who have supported Super Mario Maker for Wii U over the last five years.” The content of this page is as follows.
Discontinuation of certain services
Starting March 31, 2021, you will no longer be able to upload courses for Super Mario Maker for Wii U. On the same day, the Super Mario Maker Bookmark website will also be closed.
Courses uploaded before the end of the service can continue to be played.
In preparation for the discontinuation of these online services, Super Mario Maker for Wii U will be removed from sale at the Nintendo eShop on January 13, 2021. You can re-download the game after this date.
There is no impact on Super Mario Maker 2 for Nintendo Switch.
Thanks to all the players who have supported Super Mario Maker for Wii U over the last five years.
Expected service end date: March 31, 2021
Please note that the service may be terminated earlier than the above depending on the situation.
Service to end
- Ability to upload courses with Super Mario Maker for Wii U
- Super Mario Maker Bookmark Website
As a result, the following features within the course world of the software will also be unavailable:
- Update the ranking of your favorite course
- Search for bookmarked courses
If you try to access these obsolete services after the end date, you will receive an error message.