Nintendo Co., Ltd. this week will release a new update to Super Mario Maker 2 for the Nintendo Switch that will add Link from The Legend of Zelda series.
The Ver. 2.0.0 update will add Link as a playable character, new course parts and a new gameplay mode.
New actions include use of the Master Sword, arrows to shoot switches, and a new down thurst move to defeat enemies.
A new Ninji Speedruns mode will allow users to take a timed challenge in courses create by Nintendo.
The update will be released Dec. 5.
Super Mario Maker 2 includes new tools and features, including slopes and Super Mario 3D World integration.
The title includes a single-player Story Mode to complete more than 100 original courses and earn coins to rebuild Princess Peach’s Castle.
New course themes include Desert, Snow, Forest and Sky.
Super Mario World 3D style allows users to climb courses as Cat Mario and use items like Clear Pipes and Warp Boxes.
The Course World online hub allows users to share and browse uploaded courses.
In addition, four users can compete in Multiplayer Versus mode to clear the course first. In Multiplayer Co-op mode, all users work together to complete the course.