'Super Mario Run' to be updated with new character, stage and mode

By Wade Sheridan  |  Sept. 25, 2017 at 2:00 PM
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Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Nintendo is set to update its mobile Mario title for iOS and Android Super Mario Run, with a new mode, stage and playable character.

Announced Saturday, the update that arrives on Sept. 29 will add Daisy to the roster of playable characters, a new world featuring nine levels titled World Star and a new mode called Remix 10 which remixes existing levels for a new challenge, Polygon reported.

"Remix 10 is a frenetic new mode in which you play a set of 10 super-short sections from Super Mario Run's existing levels in quick succession. The stages are remixed with each attempt, and with rainbow-colored bonus medals strewn across these bite-sized stages, it's a fresh challenge every time," reads the new mode's description.

The addition of Daisy brings the amount of playable characters up to seven while World Star gives the game seven worlds to play through. World Star, which includes new enemies and gameplay mechanics, can be unlocked for players who complete the first six worlds.

The new update will also allow players to listen to their own music while playing Super Mario Run which will then give Mario and other characters a pair of headphones to wear.

Nintendo teased the update on Twitter alongside a collection of screenshots showing off the upcoming upgrades.

The company is also lowering the price of the title in celebration of the update, putting it on sale for $4.99 from Sept. 29 to Oct. 12.

Mario's next console adventure Super Mario Odyssey, is set to arrive for the Nintendo Switch on Oct. 27.

Recently, Nintendo announced that Mario is no longer considered a plumber, noting in an updated profile of the character that he worked as a plumber "a long time ago."

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