Petey Piranha, Birdo, Shy Guy, and Koopa Paratroopa Coming to Mario Tennis Aces

Nintendo has announced a new update for Mario Tennis Aces.

The new 2.0 update brings with it new playable characters, a new online co-op mode, and more. It’s scheduled for a September 19th release.

The new content includes:

  • A new online co-op mode that lets players participate in time-limited missions with other players. Players who complete objectives while these missions are active will receive special outfits, characters with alternate color schemes and more.
  • New playable characters Birdo, Shy Guy, Koopa Paratroopa and Petey Piranha.

Here’s some screenshots of the new playable characters:

Further updates for the game are scheduled through June of next year.

Mario Tennis Aces is available now for Nintendo Switch. In case you missed it, you can find our review for the game here (we highly recommend it!).

Brandon Orselli


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