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« on: June 22, 2019, 04:05:20 pm »

You'll want a stylus for playing Super Mario Maker 2 in handheld mode

Best answer: It isn't absolutely necessary, but a stylus will be preferable. When in handheld mode, you can only interact with building elements via the touchscreen.

Build it: Super Mario Maker 2 ($60 pre-order at Amazon)
Capacitive stylus: Digiroot Universal Stylus ($11 at Amazon)
Why would you want a stylus for Super Mario Maker 2?

The way this Switch game works will be a bit different from how the previous game worked on Wii U. Whenever the console is docked you'll control creation elements using your controllers. However, once you slide the Joy-Cons onto the Switch and play in handheld mode, you'll only be able to select and place items by using the touchscreen.

Selecting and dragging building elements with fingers will quickly lead to a grimey, fingerprint-covered Switch screen. Additionally, fingers aren't always the most precise way to tap specific sections. A decent stylus will keep your screen clean and allow you to make more accurate selections.

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