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Ver 3.0 & Joker Character Release
New Character, Modes, & More
Ver 3.0 is dropping on April 17, 2019 and brings with it the new character Joker, new modes for the game and more!Check Out The Ver 3.0 Update Here!
Joker Joins The Fight!
Joker from the game Persona 5 will make his debut in the game alongside the Ver 3.0 update! He's also bringing along a new stage, music, and Classic Mode route!Check Out Joker Here!
New Modes For Players
Get creative in Super Smash Bros Ultimate! The Ver 3.0 update adds a Video Editor, and Stage Creator mode! Then share your creations in the Shared Content tab under online for everyone to see!
Oh Yeah! Mario Time Event - Dec. 28, 2018
Get a chance to get coveted Spirits from the Super Mario Bros. franchise as they appear more frequently as part of the Oh Yeah! Mario TIme! Event! Exclusive Spirits will also be released as part of the event so make sure not to miss out!Check Out Oh Yeah! Mario Time! Event Here
Earn More Gold from Defeating Themed Spirits
You'll be awarded with more gold than usual when defeating the Spirits that are part of the Oh Yeah! Mario Time! event. It's a good way of unlocking Spirits and earning those coins while you're at it!
Fire Emblem Fest Part 1 - Dec. 21 2018
The Fire Emblem Fest is the first of a Special Fire Emblem event that spans the duration of Dec. 21 - 23! Spirits from the Fire Emblem series are more likely to appear on the Spirit Board!
Earn Double The Amount Of SP
By defeating Spirits from the Fire Emblem series, you will be able to earn more than the normal amount of SP! Head to the Spirit Board during the event to rack up lots of SP!Check Out Fire Emblem Fest Part One Here
Ver 1.2.0 Release - Dec. 14, 2018
Ver. 1.2.0 has been released and it includes significant changes to the game, including adjustments on characters, online matchmaking, stability, and more!Check Out the Ver. 1.2.0 Update Summary
Release of Pikachu / Eevee Spirits
The Pikachu and Eevee Spirits are now available for SSBU players with Pokemon Let's Go saves! You'll get the Partner Pokemon Spirit depending on which version of Pokemon Let's Go you played!Check Out How to Get Pikachu / Eevee Spirits
SSBU x Persona 5 - Dec 6, 2018
Joker Of Persona 5 Is Ready To Smash!
Nintendo announced a new fighter during The Game Awards last December 6, 2018. Ready to steal your hearts, Joker from Persona 5 will be the first fighter from the Fighter's Pass.Check Out How To Get Joker!
Check Out The Announcement Video Below:
Nov 2018 Nintendo Direct - Nov 1, 2018
Final Fighters Announcement
In the final Nintendo Direct right before the launch of the game, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate makes the last announcement of their final fighters.
Ken Makes An Appearance
Ken from Street Fighter will be part of the SSBU roster as Ryu's Echo Fighter.
Inceneroar Burns The Ring
From the latest Pokemon game Sun/Moon, Incineroar is ready to burn down his foes in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
Check Out Nintendo Direct Video Below:
Aug 2018 Nintendo Direct - Aug 8, 2018
Castlevania x SSBU
In the August 2018 Nintendo Direct, SSBU announced a collaboration between the game and cult-favorite classic - Castlevania, among other latest news and updates.
Simon Lashes Out
Simon Belmont, the main character in Castlevania and Castlevania II: Simon's Quest, joins the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighters list.
Richter Crosses Over
Richter Belmont also joins the SSBU roster. He is known as the descendant of Simon Belmont and a famous vampire hunter.
New Echo Fighters - Chrom & Dark Samus
Chrom from Fire Emblem and Dark Samus from the Metroid series also make their debut as Echo fighters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
New Stages & Gameplay Features
The Nintendo Direct also provided viewers with new stages they can battle in as well as updated battle features to make every fight memorable!
Check Out Nintendo Direct Video Below:
E3 2018 Announcements - Jun 12, 2018
World Collide In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
During E3 2018, Nintendo went onstage to give updates on the latest Super Smash Bros. game. They announced the title "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate" and the release date - December 7, 2018.
Fighter Video Roster & Features
Nintendo gave a briefer about their fighter roster - returning fighters, new skins, and echo fighters.
Ridley Joins The Roster
Before they ended, Nintendo announced that Ridley, the main antagonist of the Metroid series, will be joining the battle!
Watch The Show Video Below:
SSB Coming To Switch - Mar 8, 2018
New Smash Bros Game For Nintendo Switch
At a trailer video shown during the March 2018 Nintendo Direct, it's been announced that a new Super Smash Bros. game is going to be launched for the Nintendo Switch.
Splatoon Characters Will Join Smash Ranks
Nintendo's Splatoon Characters will be part of the new Super Smash Bros. roster - bringing their inky attacks into battle!