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Super Mario Odyssey Balloon World Update Out Now

Super Mario Odyssey Balloon World Update Out Now

A now-removed post on Nintendo Australia's website has potentially revealed the release date, and surprise!

Announced last month for a February release, the update boasts a new mini-game mode called Balloon World which unlocks after completing the main story. Luigi asks you to hide balloons around a level, and then tasks others to find them via online play, and vice versa, in "Hide It" and "Find it" modes.

We love Mario a whole lot but sometimes you just need a bit of Luigi action, and that's exactly what Super Mario Odyssey's new mini-game will bring. In "Hide It" mode, players have a limited amount of time to hide a balloon, while in "Find It" mode, players have the same period of time to locate balloons hidden by other players from around the world.




Along with this, a range of new outfits will also become available.

Balloon World isn't the only update today: new outfits for Mario and new filters for Snapshot Mode have also been added. Balloon World can be started by talking to Luigi in any of the kingdoms. Additionally, getting high scores for hiding or finding balloons will allow players to rank up for bragging rights. The two new Snapshot filters, meanwhile, are Coin and Neon.


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