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Bowser's Fury key art: Mario and Bowser Jr. facing Fury Bowser in a dark thunderstorm
Developer(s) Nintendo EPD
1-UP Studio
Nintendo Software Technology
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Producer(s) Shuntaro Furukawa
Composer(s) Daisuke Matsuoka
James Phillipsen
Platform(s) Nintendo Switch
Genre(s) 3D action-adventure platformer
Series Super Mario
Predecessor Super Mario Odyssey
Release Date(s) February 12, 2021

Bowser's Fury (titled Fury World in East Asian regions) is a standalone open-world campaign introduced in the Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury port for Nintendo Switch.

The game repurposes assets from Super Mario 3D World (making many even more cat-themed) and some elements from Super Mario Odyssey, but has an original game structure and setting.


Bowser's Fury sees Mario and Bowser Jr. exploring Lake Lapcat, a single vast, mostly seamless world with various islands that serve as platforming courses.

Bowser Jr. is an assist character who can be controlled by the computer or by a second player. He teams up with Mario to neutralize Fury Bowser: a behemoth, beastly form of Bowser that pollutes and rampages across the kingdom, and periodically awakens to attack Mario. This can lead to strategy over which objectives to prioritize to take advantage of his presence.

Mario collects Cat Shines across the islands, which are comparable to the Power Stars and Shine Sprites of past games. Collecting a Cat Shine powers the island's lighthouse, which slightly damages Fury Bowser and can force him to retreat. Collecting enough awakens the three Giga Bells, allowing Mario to take on Bowser as Giga Cat Mario.

Plessie reappears with an elaborated control scheme, helping Mario traverse the lake.

The Item Storage is expanded to hold up to five of each storable power-up; collecting 100 Coins also grants a random power-up.

Fanon content

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury DLC

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury DLC includes several additional locations in Bowser's Fury, as well as content for the main Super Mario 3D World campaign.

Bowser's Fury DLC

Not to be confused with the above, the Bowser's Fury DLC article is a free-to-edit collection of DLC and update ideas, partly inspired by Super Mario Maker DLC. It includes various concepts for new modes and features.

Bowser's Fury: Cat Royale

Bowser's Fury: Cat Royale is a battle royale mode that introduces new items and gameplay elements, and remixes even more assets from Super Mario 3D World, Super Mario Maker 2, and the main Bowser's Fury campaign.

Related articles


  • Lake Lapcat


Playable characters

Supporting characters


Items and objects


  • Fury Shadow
  • Cat variants of Super Mario 3D World enemies