Super Mario Galaxy’s Rosalina will be a playable character in Super Mario 3D World, Nintendo announced this morning during a Nintendo Direct presentation. The announcement was part of a new trailer for the game, which you can view below.



In addition to the Rosalina reveal, Nintendo also showed off optional touch screen and microphone features for the game that use the Wii U GamePad. Additionally, they revealed that Super Mario 3D World contains a Luigi version of the original Mario Bros.


Finally, the game also has Mario Kart-themed bonus stages that involve racing against other characters.


Super Mario 3D World will be available on November 22nd for Wii U.

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