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The Super Mario Odyssey game for the Nintendo Switch system has an exciting free update, available now. Details below!



The free update for the Super Mario Odyssey game adds a new online minigame, new outfits for Mario, and new filters for Snapshot Mode.

After downloading the update and beating the main story, Luigi (Mario’s bro in green) will now show up in different kingdoms to give Mario a new challenge. To start Balloon World (Internet access required)*, you can seek out Luigi and have a nice chat with him. There are two modes in Balloon World: “Hide It” mode lets you hide a balloon somewhere in that kingdom, while “Find It” mode challenges you to find balloons hidden by other players from around the world. If you get good at hiding and finding balloons, you’ll also move up the online rankings!

Balloon World isn’t the only update: new outfits for Mario and new filters for Snapshot Mode have also been added. You can check out the different options, including a new Coin filter for a gold mine of photo ops.


Gallery:SMO Balloon World update


If your game hasn’t updated yet, you can update it manually by highlighting the game icon on the Home Menu, pressing the + Button, and selecting Software Update. Internet connection required.



Enjoy! You can learn more about the game at the official site.


*Nintendo Account required. Online services and features, including online gameplay, are free until the paid Nintendo Switch Online Service launches in September 2018

Game and system sold separately.

ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ with Cartoon Violence, Comic Mischief