Satoru Iwata announced New Super Luigi U via Nintendo Direct presentation today. This new downloadable content can be bought through the Nintendo Wii U eShop on June 20th. New Super Luigi U will also be available via retail stores as a standalone version that doesn’t need the original New Super Mario Bros U game. This DLC title will launch on August 25th as a retail product for $29.99.
The add-on will add 82 updated course and new content. Player will be able to play as Luigi, Yellow Toad, Blue Toad and a brand new playable character named Nabbit. This new character will not be able to power up when he collects items, but his unique abilities include not taking damage when he gets in contact with enemies. He will only be playable as a multiplayer character.
It’s lovely to see Luigi get his own personal adventure on the Wii U for the first time. The last time Luigi had his own game was Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon on the 3DS which was fantastic, hopefully Nintendo decides to make more future Luigi standalone titles.
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