Super Mario Maker 2 Direct

Nintendo Schedules Super Mario Maker 2 Direct

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We haven’t gotten a full-on Nintendo Direct since February, and now that we’re about halfway through May, most assumed that we just wouldn’t get another Direct until Nintendo’s E3 presentation. However, Nintendo has just revealed plans to hold a game-specific Direct presentation this month.

Nintendo recently announced that they will soon hold a Direct presentation focusing solely on the upcoming Super Mario Maker 2. This Direct is scheduled for Wednesday, May 15 at 3:00pm PST/6:00pm EST. The Direct will go into detail about what players can expect from the upcoming follow-up to 2015’s hit Wii U game, and the presentation will last about fifteen minutes.

After this game-specific Direct, the next Nintendo Direct, which will likely be a more general Direct featuring a number of different games, will take place during Nintendo’s E3 presentation, on Tuesday, June 11 at 9:00am PST/12:00pm EST. Since we’ll be getting a large info dump on Super Mario Maker 2 during tomorrow’s Direct, don’t expect to hear anything else about the game during Nintendo’s E3 Direct. Instead, Nintendo’s E3 Direct will likely (and hopefully) give some more information about other Nintendo games coming out this year, such as Luigi’s Mansion 3Animal Crossing, and Link’s Awakening.

Super Mario Maker 2 will launch on June 28, just a few weeks after E3.


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Dylan Siegler has a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Redlands. He has copy edited novels and short stories and is the editor of nearly all marketing materials for RoKo Marketing. In addition to his professional work, Dylan is also working on several of his own projects. Some of these projects include a novel that satirizes the very nature of novel writing as an art and a short film that parodies buddy cop movies. His short story “Day 3658,” a look into a future ten years into a zombie apocalypse, is being published in September of 2017 in Microcosm Publishing’s compilation Bikes in Space IV: Biketopia. His political satire "The Devil's Advocates" is currently available for free (the link to this story can be found on his Facebook page).