Super Mario Odyssey made headlines for many things, but no doubt were two of the strangest Mario's nipples and Cappy, a Bonnie from the Cap Kingdom. It seems that this is strange and lore also comes to New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe The switch version of the Wii U title comes in early 2019. Unveiled on the recent Nintendo Direct, it has been discovered that a new playable character, Toadette, can become Princess Peach by placing a gold crown on his head.
Referred to as Peachette, this bizarre ability creates a number of questions about mushrooms and Cap Kingdoms. Does this mean that these two kingdoms have been linked longer than we thought? Is this essentially a retcon that makes Princess Peach, a human, into the same fictional race as her subject, toads? Understandable, this unique opportunity in New Super Bros. U Deluxe is a many that can be discussed for a while.
Unless Nintendo officially weighed in, but with the little we knew about Mushroom Kingdom in advance, it does not seem so likely. Like her namesake, Peachette has the ability to flow and double jump, receive increases if she falls into a pit. Check it out in the trailer below:
This ability has led to many speculations, which suggests that mushrooms can become people with the right headwear from Cap Kingdom. Since Toadette and Princess Peach have never been seen at the same time in a canonical entry, it is definitely a curious disclosure. While Nintendo Directs is usually packed to the golden with new information, it is unnecessary to say that this is a big change.
This reveals, as well as the revelation of New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe follows rumors that the Wii U title was restored to the Nintendo switch. Given that we have already been hit with this bit of mysterious news, and the game still has quite a long time before launch, it will be interesting to see what comes from the platform's title.
New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe is slated for release on January 11, 2019, exclusive of Nintendo Switch.