Super Mario Odyssey Co-op Gameplay Details Revealed (VIDEO)

Super Mario Odyssey Co-op

In less than a week, Nintendo fans will experience Mario’s new adventures outside of the Mushroom Kingdom in Super Mario Odyssey. This new core title in the Super Mario series is marking a return to the single player-focused gameplay that the previous core title – Super Mario 3D World – departed from in favor of simultaneous four player capability. However, some have been hoping that Odyssey would have some sort of co-op feature for friends to play together. Now, the latest Nintendo Minute video has previewed the particulars involved for those that want to experience the Super Mario Odyssey co-op mode.

The official Nintendo YouTube account has dedicated its latest episode of its long running Nintendo Minute series to showcasing the Super Mario Odyssey co-op gameplay. For those that tried the Super Mario Galaxy co-op mode, the equivalent mode in Odyssey is relatively similar. Player 1 will control Mario essentially the same way that they would if playing by themselves, while Player 2 will assist Player 1 by collecting items and coins for the player. Where this differs for Player 2 from Galaxy is that now the player controls the actions of Cappy, the new inhabitant of Mario’s hat that allows him to “capture” other beings and control them.

Player 2 can help by removing obstacles and giving Mario an extra jump boost. Exclusive to Co-op mode, Cappy can also move around after he has helped Mario “capture” another being. It’s nice to see Nintendo include a co-op mode in Odyssey that builds upon co-op modes from previous Mario games. What do you guys think about the Super Mario Odyssey co-op mode? Let us know in the comments below!

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A royally radical and totally tubular 90s kid, Cory has a passion for all things nerdy, particularly gaming and nostalgia. While an accountant by day, he strives to be as creative and humorous as possible in his free time, be it here writing on Don't Feed the Gamers, or making dumb satirical posts on his Twitter, Youtube, Facebook and Instagram accounts.

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