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The game Mario Party Superstars was given four major updates and four paid DLC packs within its first two years it was released on the Nintendo Switch and is currently the only Mario Party game in the series to have received multiple major updates and DLC.

24/12/2021

The first free update of the game added another board from Mario Party 3 to the board selection, that board being Waluigi's Island:

Original Appearance in Mario Party 3

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  • Koopa Troopa's description: This was owned by Luigi a long time ago, but was taken over by Waluigi as a spite act of jealousy. Watch out for the middle island so that you don't trigger the countdown and lose all of your coins!

Changes to the board

  • Toadette replaces the Millennium Star as the character giving out the star.
  • King Bob-omb is placed in the middle of the dynamite island.
  • The Game Guy spaces are replaced with Lucky Spaces.
  • Like with Woody Woods, the Skeleton Gates function more like the gates in Space Land and Horror Land; specifically, they are located directly on their corresponding junctions, and as such, their directions can only be taken if the player has a Skeleton Key.

The update also added some minigames from Mario Party 4, 5 and 6.

List of minigames

Mario Party 4
4-Player 2-VS-2 1-VS-3
Paratropper Plunge The Great Deflate Candlelight Flight
Three Throw Cliffhangers Blame it on the Crane
Bob-omb Breakers Cheep Cheep Sweep Fish n' Drips
Avalanche! Pair-A-Sailing Hop or Pop
Chain Chomp Fever Order up Tree Stomp


Mario Party 5
4-Player 2-VS-2 1-VS-3 Duel
Triple Jump Defuse or Lose Revolving Fire Wind Wavors
Tug-O-Dorrie Bus Buffer Curvy Curbs Shy Guy Showdown
Twist 'n' Out Submarathon Big Top Drop Piece Out
Da Vine Climb Manic Mallets Beam Team Pump 'n' Jump
Hotel Goomba Defuse or Lose Mario Mechs Shy Guy Showdown


Mario Party 6
4-Player 2-VS-2 1-VS-3 Duel
Granite Getaway Jump the Gun Snow Brawl T-Minus Five
Dizzy Rotisserie Garden Grab Crate and Peril Black Hole Boogie
Lift Leapers Gondola Glide Fruit Talktail Cog Jog
Note to Self Dunk Bros. Cash Flow Sumo of Doom-O
Strawberry Shortfuse Slot Trot Conveyor Belt Boo'D off the Stage
Insectiride Mole-It! Ray of Fright Asteroad Rage
Banana Shake Body Builder Dust til' Dawn Light up My Night


The update also added three options to customising a player's standard of playing a game of Party Mode. Team Match, Duel Match and Custom Minigame Set. The main four player mode was renamed, Battle Royale.

Team Match

Team Match pits the four players into two teams of two. With the two teams pitted together they share Items, Coins and Stars and cannot be affected by each other's item effects. 4-Player Minigames and 1-VS-3 Minigames don't appear in this mode.

Duel Match

Duel Match pits two players against each other where only Duel mini-games are played after every turn.

Custom Minigame Set

The custom minigame set allows player to pick six out of the main minigames in each category, 4-Player, 1-VS-3, 2-VS-2 and Duel.

17/03/2022

The game's second update added more minigames from Mario Party 7, 8, 9 and 10.

List of Minigames

Mario Party 7
4-Player 1-VS-3 2-VS-2 Duel
Track & Yield Boxing Day Sphere Factor Jump Man
Big Dripper Wheel of Woe Tile and Error Warp Pipe Dreams
Target Tag Easy Pickings Cardinal Rule Hip Hop Drop
Take me Ohm Think Tank Battery Ram Camp Ukiki
Funderwall! Balloonatic Spider Stomp Royal Rumpus


Mario Party 8
4-Player 1-VS-3 2-VS-2 Duel
Saucer Swarm Gun the Runner Lean Mean Ravine Blazing Lassos
Glacial Meltdown Power Trip Bumper Balloons Balancing Act
Lava or Leave 'Em Snow way Out Crops 'n' Robbers Rotation Station
Sick and Twisted Thrash 'n' Crash Boo-ting Gallery Lava Lobbers
Shake it up Bob-ombs Away King of the Thrill Frozen Assets
Mosh Pit Playroom Picture Perfect Grabby Gridelin Eyebrawl


Mario Party 9
4-Player 1-VS-3 2-VS-2
Peak Precision Hazard Hold Crossfire Caverns
Toad and Go Seek Block and Roll Sand Trap
Tuber Tug Spike-n-Span Bumper Sparks
Whomp Stomp Mob Sleds Pedal to the Paddle
Wiggler Bounce Ruins Rumble Bumper Sparks
Billistics Pix Fix Mecha March


Mario Party 10
4-Player 1-VS-3 2-VS-2 Duel
Dice 'n' Dash Spring Fling Bump, Set, Spike Jewel Drop
Found it? Pound It! Bubble Squabble Revolving Relay Badminton Bash
Bowser's Tank Terror Bullet Bill Bullies Boo Burglars Bonk Battle

6/05/2022

The third update made to the game added seven more characters to the main roster.

New Characters

07/07/2022

The fourth update made to the game added a board from Mario Party DS to the selection of boards, that board being Bowser's Pinball Machine.

The board in it's original appearance in Mario Party DS

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  • Koopa Troopa's description: Owned by Bowser in his throne room, this pinball machine can fit even the tiniest of specimens inside of it! Be careful not to get lost in the zero zone though!

Changes made to the board

  • The goal for the board has changed. Players must now go to the top of the board to get Stars from the jackpot pocket for a number of coins that can vary after a player has collected a Star.
  • The coin jackpot slot in the middle of the board has changed from getting three matching icons to the player getting coins from the slot if the UFO icon hits the central spinner. More coins are awarded the sooner the player reacts.
  • The roulette on the right side of the board has been replaced with a Whac-a-Mole game where the player earns coins if they hit plastic dolls of Bowser and Bowser Junior, with the reward decreasing if they hit a Bob-omb. More coins are rewarded depending on how fast the player reacts to Bowser and Bowser Junior popping up.
  • The six Friend spaces have been replaced with Lucky Spaces.
  • Three of the Blue Spaces are replaced with a Chance Time Space, a VS Space and an Item Space.

10/11/2022

The first of the four DLC packs was added to the game. This pack was called "Train Down Memory Lane" and included five boards from the games between Mario Party 3 and Mario Party DS. The five boards were, Goomba's Greedy Gala (Mario Party 4), Bowser Nightmare (Mario Party 5), Faire Square (Mario Party 6), Pagoda Peak (Mario Party 7) and Koopa's Tycoon Town (Mario Party 8).

The pack also included 24 minigames from Mario Party DS.

This packed costed $54.34 in North America, €47.49 in Europe, £40.51 in the UK and ¥6,190.93 in Japan.

Board Changes

Goomba's Greedy Gala (Mario Party 4)

  • The Lottery Shops chance rarity is no longer 80% lose, 20% win, it's 50/50.
  • Mini and Mega Mushrooms aren't present items in this board, and as such, the board events subjected to those items can now be accessed by anyone.
  • The mini pipes are removed.
  • The roulette wheel in the centre of the board works more like the direction gear in Waluigi's Island, where the player decides which direction they want to go by jumping on one of the three colors on the roulette wheel and stopping it when they land. Landing on one of the Star icons in the wheel give the player a free Star.
  • The four warp spaces have been replaced with Lucky Spaces.

Bowser Nightmare (Mario Party 5)

  • Capsules are not present in this board and have been replaced with regular items, with three Item shops replacing the three Capsule Machines.
  • The Event Spaces at the bottom-left and bottom-right sides of the board that cause Bowser to come out for a walk to the other side are more punishing. When Bowser crushes the players, they lose all of their coins instead of ten. And Bowser moves much faster than in the original game.
  • Two Koopa Banks are present at the top left and top right sides of the board. Like Bowser Land from Mario Party 2, they are run by Bowser Junior and they give out coins to players who pass them, forcing them to pay back their loan when they land on them. If the player does not have any coins at all, but has a star, Bowser Junior will take the Star.
  • Ten of the Blue Spaces and the DK Space have been changed to Lucky Spaces.
  • Two of the Blue Spaces have been changed to a VS Space and a Chance Time Space.
  • The Event Space at the top of the board that causes Bowser to appear and take control of a flamethrower cannon, is more punishing than before as it now makes players lose their Coins and Stars.
  • One of the Red Spaces is replaced with an Item Space.

Faire Square (Mario Party 6)

  • The three Duel Spaces are replaced with three Lucky Spaces.
  • Brighton and Twila make a cameo appearance on the board in their respective outer space forms (the sun and the moon), in the sky in cutscenes that take place before the time of the day switches.
  • Since Donkey Kong is a playable character, the Bowser Spaces never change during the time of day.
  • Three of the Blue Spaces have been changed to VS Spaces.
  • One of the Red Spaces is replaced with an Item Space.

Pagoda Peak (Mario Party 7)

  • Bowser Time is no longer present in this board.
  • The Koopa Master has been replaced with Toadsworth as the person giving out the Star.
  • The Star price for the Star always remains the same after the player collects the Star.
  • The two Mic Spaces, two DK Spaces and three Duel Spaces have been replaced with five Lucky Spaces and two Chance Time spaces.
  • Five of the Blue Spaces have been changed to VS Spaces.
  • One of the Red Spaces has been changed to an Item Space.
  • Any event involving Koopa Kid throwing orbs has been omitted.

Koopa's Tycoon Town (Mario Party 8)

  • The Lucky Spaces from the original game that would allow the players to be taken to one of two secret three-star hotels where they only need one coin to initially buy it have been turned into Skeleton Gates, which lead down the roadway where one of the secret hotels are present.
  • The DK Space events are removed
  • The Bowser Space events are removed.
  • Four of the Blue Spaces have been changed to VS Spaces.
  • Five Lucky Spaces and three Chance Time Spaces replace eight Blue Spaces.
  • The Candies are replaced with regular items.
  • Two of the Red Spaces are replaced with two Item Spaces.

Mario Party DS minigames

4-Player 2-VS-2 1-VS-3 Duel
Camera Shy Hanger Management Track Star Trash Landing
Study Fall Cucumber Jacks Flash and Dash Whomp-a-Thon
Domino Effect Book It! Rubber Ducky Rodeo All Geared Up
Get the Lead Out Airbrushers Nothing to Luge Cyber Scamper
Dust Buddies Mole Thrill Shuffleboard Showdown Soap Surfers
Crater Crawl Cube Crushers Rotisserie Rampage Pedal Pushers

24/12/2022

The second of the four DLC packs was added to the game. This pack was called "Fete Fancy" and included six more boards from the games between Mario Party 3 and Mario Party DS. The six boards were Shy Guy's Jungle Jam (Mario Party 4), Pirate Dream (Mario Party 5), Clockwork Castle (Mario Party 6), Neon Heights (Mario Party 7), Bowser's Warped Orbit (Mario Party 8) and Wiggler's Garden (Mario Party DS).

This packed costed $54.34 in North America, €47.49 in Europe, £40.51 in the UK and ¥6,190.93 in Japan.

Board Changes

Shy Guy's Jungle Jam (Mario Party 4)

  • The Lottery Shops chance rarity is no longer 80% lose, 20% win, it's 50/50.
  • Mini and Mega Mushrooms aren't present items in this board, and as such, the board events subjected to those items can now be accessed by anyone.
  • The mini pipes are removed.
  • The five Warp Spaces are replaced with Lucky Spaces.
  • Glydon replaces Klepto at the top-left corner of the board.

Pirate Dream (Mario Party 5)

  • Seven Lucky Spaces replace the one DK Space and six Blue Spaces.
  • Three VS Spaces replace two Blue Spaces.
  • Three Chance Time Spaces replace three Blue Spaces.
  • Capsules are not present in this board and have been replaced with regular items, with three Item shops replacing the three Capsule Machines.
  • Three Koopa Banks are present on the board, one is at the bottom left of the board near the Thwomp, one is at the top right near the shop, and the other one is near the top left at the tunnel entrance.
  • The goal of this board is different than in the original. Players must steal Stars from each other by passing by the Thwomp, who gives players Bloopers and Cheep Cheeps for a fixated price of coins. Bloopers can steal one star and Cheep Cheeps can steal two Stars.

Clockwork Castle (Mario Party 6)

  • The two Duel Spaces and five of the Blue Spaces are replaced with seven Lucky Spaces.
  • The goal of the board is very different to the original, instead of chasing after DK for a Star and running away from Bowser, the goal is to get to where ever Brighton or Twila are in the sky, and purchase the Star from them for either 20 coins or whatever price is determined based on a roulette wheel that Toadette controls at the beginning of the nighttime switch. Landing on the Event Space at the top of the castle will give players a chance to change the time of day, but there is only a 50/50 chance that it will change.
  • King Boo makes an appearance on the board in the top left of the board and can steal Stars from the three opposing players for 150 coins, 300 coins for two Stars. He can only be visited during the nighttime.
  • A Bowser space replaces the Blue space after the clock Event Space at the top of the castle.

Neon Heights (Mario Party 7)

  • The two DK Spaces, the three Duel Spaces and the two Mic Spaces are replaced with five Lucky Spaces and two Chance Time Spaces.
  • Bowser Junior replaces Koopa Kid.
  • The three colored Koopa Kid signs in the shoot out minigame are replaced with three dummies of three of the Broodals.
  • Bowser Time is no longer present in this board.
  • Three VS Spaces replace three Blue Spaces.
  • Any event involving Koopa Kid throwing orbs has been omitted.
  • One Red Space is replaced with an Item Space.

Bowser's Warped Orbit (Mario Party 8)

  • Two Lucky Spaces and one Chance Time Space replace three Blue Spaces.
  • Five VS Spaces replace five Blue Spaces.
  • The "Lucky Space" from the original game has been changed to a Skeleton Gate.
  • The Candies are replaced with regular items.
  • The goal of the board is different to the original. Instead of stealing Stars from the other players, the players must head to the Star location that always moves after buying a Star from Toadette. After every purchase however, Bowser tallies that number of coins spent on the Star so that everytime a player passes him at the top of the board, they have to win in his minigames. If they win, he pays back that tallied number of coins, if they lose, he takes away all of their coins.
  • Captain Shy Guy supports a different design, sporting a space helmet and a space suit with a logo that says "Rainbow Road Avenue".
  • One Red Space is replaced with an Item Space.

Wiggler's Garden (Mario Party DS)

  • The five Friend Spaces are replaced with five Lucky Spaces.
  • One Chance Time Space, two VS Spaces and two Item Spaces replace five of the Blue Spaces.
  • The Piranha Plant at the top of the board is replaced by Petey Piranha.

05/02/2023

The third of the four DLC packs was added to the game. This pack was called "Gala of Glee". It included nine more boards from the previous games. Those boards were DK's Jungle Adventure (Mario Party), Western Land (Mario Party 2), Deep Bloober Sea (Mario Party 3), Boo's Haunted Bash (Mario Party 4), Rainbow Dream (Mario Party 5), E.Gadd's Garage (Mario Party 6), Grand Canal (Mario Party 7), Shy Guy's Perplex Express (Mario Party 8) and Toadette's Music Room (Mario Party DS).

This packed costed $54.34 in North America, €47.49 in Europe, £40.51 in the UK and ¥6,190.93 in Japan.

Board Changes

DK's Jungle Adventure (Mario Party)

  • Three Chance Time Spaces, four Lucky Spaces and one Item Space replace the three Mushroom Spaces and five Mini-Game Spaces.
  • Two Item Spaces replace two of the Blue Spaces.
  • Three VS Spaces replace three of the Blue Spaces.
  • The Coin Stone event costs a total of ten Coins instead of twenty.
  • There are more references to the Donkey Kong Country games than in the original.
    • One example being that the new goal of the board involves the players having to collect Banana bunches from Cranky Kong for twenty coins, which can be traded with Toadette for a Star.

Western Land (Mario Party 2)

  • Seven Lucky Spaces are put in place of seven of the Blue Spaces.

Deep Bloober Sea (Mario Party 3)

  • The Happening Space that involves the Baby Blooper is omittied. In its place is a two way junction between the topside of the board and the bottomside of the board.
  • There's a third Koopa Bank on the southwest side of the board.
  • The Skeleton Gates function more like the gates in Space Land, Western Land and Horror Land; specifically, they are located directly on their corresponding junctions, and as such, their directions can only be taken if the player has a Skeleton Key.
  • Seven Lucky Spaces are put in place of five of the Blue Spaces and two of the Game Guy Spaces.

Boo's Haunted Bash (Mario Party 4)

  • The Lottery Shops chance rarity is no longer 80% lose, 20% win, it's 50/50.
  • Mini and Mega Mushrooms aren't present items in this board, and as such, the board events subjected to those items can now be accessed by anyone.
  • The mini pipes are removed.
  • The four Warp Spaces have been replaced by four Lucky Spaces.
  • King Boo replaces Big Boo.
  • Like in Horror Land, King Boo now steals Coins for free.

Rainbow Dream (Mario Party 5)

  • Seven Lucky Spaces replace the one DK Space and six of the Blue Spaces.
  • Four VS Spaces replace the Event Spaces involving the Gondala.
  • Capsules are not present in this board and have been replaced with regular items, with three Item shops replacing the three Capsule Machines.
  • Three Koopa Banks are present on the board, one on the Rain cloud, one on the Snow cloud and one on the Sun Cloud.
  • There is now a Day and Night Cycle present on this board. After every three turns, the circle of the four main clouds turns counter clockwise, with the clouds being connected to the Gondola in the middle of the circle.
    • Because of this change, the new goal on the board is to get to the cloud that is at the very top of the circle and get the Star there.
    • Twila and Brighton are now present on the board thanks to this.
  • The Event Space involving the generator now rewards twenty coins instead of three capsules.
  • Crossing over to a Cloud no longer costs 5 coins.

E. Gadd's Garage (Mario Party 6)

  • Six Lucky Spaces replace the one Duel Space and five of the Blue Spaces.
  • Two VS Spaces replace two of the Blue Spaces.
  • The new goal on the board is to collect Star Gaddgets and put them in the Shuffle-o-tron, which will then turn them into stars for the players. The Star Gaddgets take up the space of regular items as such, take up an item slot. Players can carry up to three Star Gaddgets. Star Gaddgets can also be stolen or swapped with other players just like other items using the Plunder Chest.
    • The price of Star Gaddgets depends on the time of day, during the Daytime they cost twenty coins, but during the nighttime, they cost fifty coins.
  • Since Orbs are no longer present on this board or any of the Mario Party 6 boards in this game, the event space involving E. Gadd using his Calamity Launcher to put Character Spaces on the board has been changed from using Orbs, to summoning Boos on the spaces randomly selected. Passing by one of these Boos for a favour and then doing the deed will make them dissappear.

Grand Canal (Mario Party 7)

  • Six Lucky replace the two Mic Spaces, two Duel Spaces and the two DK Spaces.
  • Three VS Spaces replace three Blue Spaces.
  • Two Chance Time Spaces replace two Blue Spaces.
  • Bowser Time is no longer present in this board.
  • Any event involving Koopa Kid throwing orbs has been omitted.
  • Three Bowser Spaces replace three of the Blue Spaces.

Shy Guy's Perplex Express (Mario Party 8)

  • The Lucky Space where the player character gets taken to the Payday Waystation to collect a Star has been replaced with a Blue Space.
  • The DK Event and Spaces involving the Barrel Train has been removed and replaced with a Lucky Space.

Toadette's Music Room (Mario Party DS)

  • The six Friend/Duel Spaces have been replaced with six Lucky Spaces.
  • The event involving the Piano no longer involves using the touch screen, as the player controls the character, moving them to the corresponding piano keys and then ground pounding on them.

22/06/2023

The fourth and final DLC Pack for the game was released, this pack was called "Festival Finale", it included all four boards from Super Mario Party in their original forms with certain changes to their functionalities.

General Board Changes

  • Boo replaces Lakitu on all four of the boards.
  • The Bad Luck Spaces on all four of the boards have been replaced with Bowser Spaces.
  • Flutter has been replaced with the Yellow Toad who gives out the items.
  • The Ally Spaces have been omitted from all four of the boards.
  • The Star that Toadette provides on all four of the boards costs twenty coins.
  • Some of the boards' paths, goals and structures have been rearanged and changed.

Whomp's Domino Ruins

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  • There are more spaces added to the main path of the board layout.

Megafruit Paradise

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  • The layout of the board has been modified with more spaces added to the main paths on the four islands, with an X cross bridge connecting between the four islands. All four of the islands have one junction point where each end of the bridge meets. The bridge has a junction point where the lines allowing the players to take whatever direction they want to any island except for the one they've gotten off at.
  • There are two red and green warp pipes on the bottom islands. Each one corresponds to a part of the top islands.

King Bob-omb's Powderkeg Mine

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  • When King Bob-omb explodes and the players are in his area of the board, the players lose all of their coins. The countdown numbers leading to the explosion have also changed from 5 to 10.
  • Along with the main pathway and two branching paths to the middle area, there's more routes added to the main pathway along with two more branching paths on the rightside of the middle area. Allowing the players to travel in any direction given.
  • The Bob-omb that decreases the player's roll numbers no longer does that. It instead gives explodes in the player's faces, making them lose five coins.
  • There is a new event space added where the two cages built over the river of lava, collapse and the person who's landed on the space, along with anyone on the cages.

Kamek's Tanalizing Tower

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  • The line structure of the board has been completely rearranged and overhauled, with the goal being different. The new goal being to hunt for the two Stars that Toadette has, with the price changing after someone collects the Stars. The line structure chaging from stangent to different routes and directions to find the Star.
  • The two respective event spaces involving the Toadies and the Chain Chomp have been moved.
  • A new event space on the south east side of the board involving a slot machine has been added.
    • The slots are a Mushroom, a Fire Flower, a Star and a Special Crown
      • Mushroom (10 coins)
      • Fire Flower (30 coins)
      • Star (50 coins)
      • Special Crown (70 coins)
  • The prices of the Stars range from 20 to 40 to 60.
  • The golden Kamek statue at the top of the board rewards one of three things, a Star, 30 coins or an Item. The Star being the rarest outcome.
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