Mario Super Sluggers

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Mario Super Sluggers
Developer(s) Namco Bandai Games, Now Production
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Series Mario Sports
Platform(s) Wii
Release date(s) JP June 19, 2008
NA August 25, 2008
Genre(s) Sports, Baseball
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer (4)
Input methods Wii Remote, Wii Remote + Nunchuk
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Mario Super Sluggers, known in Japan as Super Mario Stadium Family Baseball (スーパーマリオスタジアム ファミリーベースボール, Sūpā Mario Sutajiamu Famirī Bēsubōru), is a sports video game for the Wii developed by Namco Bandai Games and NOW Production, and published by Nintendo. It is part of the Mario Sports series, and the sequel to Mario Superstar Baseball for the Nintendo GameCube. It was unreleased in Europe and Australia, due to being in production at the same time as Mario Kart Wii that was released two months earlier.

The gameplay of Mario Super Sluggers is similar to that of its predecessor: an arcade-style baseball game with power ups, multiple gameplay modes, and minigames. Sluggers primarily differs from Superstar Baseball with the addition of Wii controls akin to the Baseball sub-game in Wii Sports. There are three control methods available: Wii Remote by itself, Wii Remote and the Nunchuk, and the Wii Remote held sideways.


Background Menu Not Blurred

EFB Copies to Texture Only must be disabled to blur the background of the menu, like on the real hardware.


Only configuration options for the best compatibility where they deviate from defaults are listed.


Config Setting Notes
Store EFB Copies to Texture Only Off Display correct blur

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Mario Super Sluggers since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

2407-68 (current)
2.0 (r5384)
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.


This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS CPU GPU Result Tester
3.0-683 Windows 7 Intel Core i3-530 @ 3.52 GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti Tested using pretty much the default settings. No major audio/video issues. The game seems to need a high-end CPU despite not having many differences to its prequel. Getting 40FPS on menus, and 35FPS in game. Orang
5.0-3427 Windows 7 Intel Celeron G1610 @ 2.6 GHz Intel HD Graphics Well, none of the bugs on the problems section was present, but the game is quite heavyweight, ran 35-45 FPS ingame. EblfIYH
5.0-21088 Windows 11 AMD Ryzen 5 3600 @ 3.6 GHz NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ran near-consistent 60fps, with only very sporadic frame drops. The Wii Remote frontwards has poor detection of when a pitch is underway and in which direction, making Piranha Panic near-impossible to win without a Nunchuk or by changing to sideways hold. Dolby Pro Logic II support works very well. DandelionSprout

Gameplay Videos