Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury

Switch Changes

Jarrod Garripoli

With the port to the Switch, there are some changes to Super Mario 3D World that differ from the Wii U version. The majority of the actual content is unchanged, although some levels might be a little different, since the Switch lacks some of the Wii U’s features. Below are some of the bigger changes in the Switch version.

  • Amiibo functionality added.
  • You can now play multiplayer both local and online.
  • You can now play Captain Toad levels in multiplayer.
  • All of the characters move faster than they did in the Wii U version. This caused a few stages to have design changes to accomodate for this.
  • You can now skip cutscenes.
  • Whenever you collect a Green Star or Stamp, you will retain it if you happen to lose a life. Exiting the level or restarting it will still make you lose possession of any collectibles in that run.
  • A Snapshot mode has been added, accessible via down on the D-Pad. Stamps are used for decorations in Snapshot mode, since there is no Miiverse.
  • Propeller Platforms have been replaced by other things, since that required the microphone on the Wii U.
  • Chararcters can now roll in mid-air.
  • The entire game can be played with a Pro Controller, as some levels required the Game Pad on the Wii U.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
  • Platforms
    Switch, Wii U
  • Genre
    Adventure, Platformer
  • Guide Release
    27 July 2014
  • Last Updated
    28 April 2021
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Greg Boccia

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It’s a me Mario! Welcome to our guide for the latest (and perhaps greatest) iteration of Nintendo’s flagship franchise. Join Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach and Toad as they travel across 12 large worlds, take on a plethora of new and returning enemies, play around with an array of power-ups and take on some frustratingly difficult challenges alone or co-operatively with a friend or three. From start to end we have you covered!

Our Super Mario 3D World guide covers all the most important elements of the game including:

  • A complete walkthrough for every level in the game.
  • Walkthroughs to all Toad Missions, Mystery Houses and Bonus Levels.
  • Locations of all 380 Green Stars.
  • Locations of how to find and grab every Stamp in the game.

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