Dr. Mario World update history

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The following is a list of updates Dr. Mario World has received since launch.

1.0.0[edit]

Version 1.0.2[edit]

Release date: July 10, 2019

  • Implemented bug fixes.

Version 1.0.3[edit]

Release date: July 13, 2019

  • Implemented bug fixes.
  • We have included balance adjustments.

Version 1.0.4[edit]

Release date: August 5, 2019

  • Implemented bug fixes.
  • We have included balance adjustments.
  • Implemented feature improvements.
Specific changes

This update provides the following bug fixes:

  • Players become unable to proceed after clearing a stage.
  • In versus mode, an invisible wall appears in a completely empty area.

Version 1.0.5[edit]

Release date: August 7, 2019

  • Implemented bug fixes.
Specific changes

This update fixes the following issues:

  • When letting go of a capsule, it sometimes slips out of place.
  • When starting the game, sometimes save data cannot be loaded properly, and player temporarily cannot continue their game.

Version 1.1.0[edit]

Release date: September 30, 2019

  • Increased the number of times you can continue in stage mode to two.
  • It is now possible to accept a reward for linking your Nintendo Account and social media accounts.
  • Doctor's Orders difficulty and wait times have been reduced.
  • It is now possible to view the details for characters you do not have.
  • It is now possible to see your opponent's character information in versus mode.
  • General improvements to enhance the user's experience.
Specific changes
  • The character screen will offer more detailed information on how doctors perform in versus mode
  • You will be able to check details for characters you have yet to obtain
  • You will be able to check details for your opponent’s characters in versus mode
  • The number of times you can continue after running out of capsules in stage mode will be increased to two
  • The level-up animation for characters will change
  • You will be able to claim rewards after linking your Nintendo Account or social media accounts
  • The difficulty level for some doctor’s orders will be reduced. The wait time for doctor’s orders will also be reduced:
    • When orders are removed: 8 hours become 1 hour
    • When orders are completed: 20 hours become 6 hours
  • A Season system will be implemented for versus mode. Along with this change, battle points will be capped at 2000 when the season changes. However, when a new season begins, you will receive a bonus if you have earned more than 2000 points in the prior season
  • In “Find all the hidden coins!” stages, you will be able to acquire coins even if capsules cover them
  • You will be able to earn three clear stars when you complete a special stages
  • A red notification badge will appear on the Staffing icon when you have saved enough coins to add staff.

Unlisted changes
  • New results music is added when winning a match in versus mode, while the old results music prior to this version is used when losing a match.

Version 1.1.1[edit]

Release date: October 3, 2019

Unlisted changes
  • Implemented bug fixes.

Version 1.1.2[edit]

Release date: October 28, 2019

  • General improvements to enhance the user's experience.

Version 1.2.0[edit]

Release date: December 12, 2019

  • It is now possible to earn doctors by completing special stages.
  • Implemented doc tokens, which can be used in doc staffing.
  • Adjusted stage difficulty and the number of times items can be used.
  • Fixed bugs and made feature improvements.
Specific changes
  • It is now possible to earn doctors by completing special stages.
    • World 1: Dr. Toad
    • World 2: Dr. Yoshi
    • World 3: Dr. Bowser Jr.
    • World 4: Dr. Luigi
    • World 5: Dr. Toadette
    • World 6: Dr. Waluigi
    • World 7: Dr. Baby Luigi
    • World 8: Dr. Luma
    • World 9: Dr. Diddy Kong
  • Implemented doc tokens, which can be used in doc staffing. Collect 100 of them, and you can access the doc staffing option, where only doctors appear.
  • Adjusted stage difficulty and the number of times items can be used.
  • More Rewards for Challenge Stages: clear rewards have been added for Challenge Stages A and B in each world, and the rewards for Stage C have been increased.
  • Log-in Bonuses: a Log-in Bonus feature has been added.
  • Character Skill Adjustments: some assistant skills have been adjusted in versus mode.
  • We have adjusted the special bonus that is sometimes granted when a player fails the same stage multiple times in a row.
  • The restriction preventing players from using an item multiple times during stage mode has been removed.
  • The effect for the Time Boost item has been changed from “Adds 10 seconds to the clock!” to “Adds 15 seconds to the clock!”
  • In versus mode, players can now use diamonds to reduce the wait time for battle boxes.
  • The number of characters appearing in Staffing has changed:
    • Doctors: 20
    • Assistants: 40
  • The timing for when the number of coins you can obtain as a victory rewards in versus mode resets will be changed.
    • Fixed bugs and made feature improvements.

Unlisted changes
  • The menu buttons in stage mode and versus mode are adjusted.

Version 1.2.1[edit]

Release date: December 16, 2019

Unlisted changes
  • Implemented bug fixes.

Version 1.2.2[edit]

Release date: January 7, 2020

  • General improvements to enhance the user's experience.

Version 1.2.5[edit]

Release date: January 30, 2020

  • General improvements to enhance the user's experience.

Version 1.3.0[edit]

Release date: March 5, 2020

  • Added a Daily Booster stage that can be played every day.
  • Added a useful stage mode item, the boomerang.
  • Adjusted the number of diamonds required for some items.
  • Fixed bugs.
  • Made other minor adjustments.
Specific changes
  • To replace the Daily Gift, we will add a special stage where you can earn coins and doc tokens every day.
  • We will add a new item that can be used in stage mode. Along with this addition, we will also adjust the number of diamonds required for some existing items.
  • We will change the lineup under Special Packs in the shop.
    • New Packs: Boomerang Pack, Infinite Player Heart Pack
    • Removed Packs: Special Pack A and B

Version 1.3.1[edit]

Release date: March 9, 2020

  • Fixed bugs.
Specific changes
  • Fixed issue with inverted sound options in Settings.

Version 1.3.5[edit]

Release date: April 23, 2020

  • General improvements to enhance the user’s experience.
  • The game will reconnect if wireless communication becomes unstable during a versus mode match, as long as the outcome of the match has not yet been determined.
Unlisted changes
  • Balance adjustments impacting certain character skills were made.
  • Balance adjustments impacting gameplay in stage mode were made.
  • The music used for the Daily Booster mode is rearranged, while the music prior to this version is used exclusively for that mode's results screen.
  • The player icon in the stage map animates.

Version 1.4.0[edit]

Release date: June 26, 2020

  • Added new handy items: Capsule Swapper and Rainbow Start.
    • Note: Alongside these additions, removed the Capsule Blaster.
  • A Weekly Specialists feature has been added to versus mode.
    • Each week, some doctors will be chosen as specialists!
  • Balance adjustments made to the Daily Booster and the skills of some doctors.

Specific changes
  • The amount of information you can check on the screen before you start playing in stage mode has been increased.
    • Difficulty: This will display on difficult stages.
    • Objects: The main objects placed in the stage will be displayed.
    • Clear conditions: The conditions for clearing the stage will be displayed.
    • Best doctors: Doctors who are advantageous when playing the stage will be displayed.
  • In versus mode, your defence against your opponent's attacks will now be displayed.
  • Balance adjustments were made for certain doctors so that their stage mode skill meters fill faster.
  • Balance adjustments for certain doctors' skills were made.
  • We added the following new option for continues in stage mode.
    • Use 15 diamonds to add 5 rainbow capsules and resume playing.
  • You can now add friends when you finish a match in versus mode.
  • Certain other features have been improved.

Unlisted changes
  • On the stage clear screen, the player can tap the skip button to proceed through the animations faster.
  • The Daily Booster clear condition now displays an infinity symbol (∞), instead of the number of viruses in the first wave.
  • The player can bypass to the staffing menu from the shop and character select menus.

Version 1.4.1[edit]

Release date: July 8, 2020

  • General improvements to enhance the user's experience.

2.0.0[edit]

Version 2.0.0[edit]

Release date: August 6, 2020

  • Added a new mode, Skill Summit.
  • New packs and doctor referrals are now available for purchase.
  • Made other minor adjustments.

Specific changes
  • You can now get Dr. Toad when you clear stage 20. If you have already cleared this stage, the reward will be sent to your doc box.
  • We have adjusted the design of some screens, such as the world map menu. You can access the Staffing screen, which was removed from the menu, in other ways such as from the Characters screen.

Unlisted changes
  • The app icon and startup screen have been changed.
  • Now supports devices with wider aspect ratios (up to 2.2:1) when displaying the full screen lengthwise. (Android)

Version 2.0.1[edit]

Release date: August 12, 2020

Unlisted changes
  • Implemented bug fixes.

Version 2.1.0[edit]

Release date: September 24, 2020

  • Decreased the number of keys required to open battle boxes.
  • Several continue options have been added.
  • The following balance adjustments have been made:
    • Some doctor skills
    • Stage mode difficulty
    • Number of coins earned when winning versus mode
  • Made other minor adjustments.

Specific changes
  • Five keys are required to open battle boxes, instead of seven keys.
  • The continue option in stage mode to use diamonds ×15 has been updated in the following way.
    • Before update: Rainbow capsules ×5
    • After update: Rainbow capsule ×1 and capsules ×7
  • A heart (30 minutes of infinite play) has been added as a reward for clearing an area in stage mode.
  • After changing your nickname, you will have to wait a set amount of time before being able to change it again.
  • Screen designs and functions were adjusted.

Unlisted changes
  • A loading bar is added in the startup screen.
  • In Skill Summit, the mentor meter appears around the capsule on the bottom of the screen. It also glow when when the meter is nearly full.
  • The dotted circles are replaced with gray stars (in Stage mode) and unopened clipboards (in Skill Summit).
  • The two colors of viruses in Daily Booster are randomized between red, blue and yellow instead of always being red and blue.