Updated 03:37 AM EDT, Sun, Sep 20, 2020

'Super Mario Maker' Wii U Release Date & Trailer: Nintendo Partners With Facebook for 'Hackathon' Event

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The upcoming "Super Mario Maker" is set to come in a new Wii U hardware bundle ,as recently announced by game developer Nintendo.

VG247 said the pack will include a "Wii U deluxe console, a copy of Super Mario Maker and the Classic Colours Super Mario Maker Amiibo."

The game creation video game is also set to have a limited edition, which will include the Classic Colours Super Mario Maker Amiibo.

Nintendo is expected to release the game on Sept. 11, in celebration of Super Mario Bros. 30th anniversary.

According to VG247, the company has also announced that the Modern Colours Super Mario Maker Amiibo will be released by on October 23 in Europe and October 24 in Australia.

A Polygon report explained that Wii U has sold fewer units since it was launched in 2012.

"Even the GameCube, Nintendo's least successful console prior to Wii U, managed to sell more than 20 million units. Blame has been apportioned at the console's affinity with the previous Wii," said the same report.

But it has also been reported that Nintendo is not giving in to this problem and continuously develops what it can still improve.

They have even thought of improvising and hosting a "hackathon" event at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park on July 28 and July 29 for the launch of the "Super Mario Maker."

Nintendo's official website said that hackathon events are unique parts of the company culture of Facebook and also gives employees the chance to innovate things other than what they are working on with their normal jobs.

During the event, participants are expected to use the demo version of the game, which had great reviews during the E3 video game event.

Ending the event will be the presentation of creations by the designers before a panel of judges from Facebook and Nintendo.

"The winning individual or team has the opportunity to make the level available for Super Mario Maker owners to play after the game's launch. Nintendo will be making a video series documenting the event available for fans to view shortly after the event concludes, and fans can also check in to Nintendo's social media channels on July 28 and July 29 for live updates," explained the Nintendo website.

For his part, Nintendo of America's Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing Scott Moffitt said the event will build better relationship with their company and Facebook.

"Facebook is known for connecting people through delightful shared experiences. Video games fit that mission perfectly, and we're thrilled to work with a partner like Facebook to help more people form connections through the joy of games like Super Mario Maker," he said.

He added that it is just easy of anyone to make levels in the game and share these with their friends.

"We can't wait to see what the talented Facebook employees will create before the game becomes available to everyone starting on the 11th of September," he also said.

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