Learn more about the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game mode - Smash! Check this guide on the mode's rules, objectives, and more!
Super Smash Bros Ultimate (SSBU) - Game Modes
What is Smash Mode?
Customizable Solo Or Multiplayer Battles
Smash Mode is the section found on the top left corner of the home screen. In Smash Mode, you can get into a game of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and play your way!
Can Be Played From 1 - 8 Players
Smash Mode can be played alone or with up to 8 players on a single switch. You can also set matches with both players and CPUs fighting in the match!
Online Battle Also Available
You can also participate in Smash Mode battles against online players, but will need to choose the Online option from the main menu.
Can Manually Set Rules & Stages
When going into Smash Mode, you will be able to choose from a set of premade rules. However, you can also create your own rules and stipulations to win!
Smash Mode Details
Within Smash Mode, there is a variety of types of Smash games that you will be able to play. Listed below are the four types of Smash game modes available.
This mode is a straight up smash game mode with interchangeable rules. Choose whether you are fighting under a time or stock limit, if the Final Smash meter and Spirits are turned on, the CPU level, and more!
Squad Strike will have you create teams from the game's large roster of fighters. From there, you will be able to play Squad Strike three different ways.
Ways To Play Squad Strike
|Tag Team||"It's one big smash battle! Once a fighter is defeated, the next fighter will immediately show up. Whoever defeats all opponents will emerge victorious!"|
|Elimination||"The victorious fighter continues on to the next round. Defeat all opponents to win!"|
|Best Of-||"Fighters will pair off in order. The team with more wins will be the victor."|
Tourney is a mode where you fight against up to 32 different players in a competition style bracket. Work your way to the top and become the champion!
This mode puts a twist on the regular smash formula. There are three different ways to play Special Smash.
Ways To Play Special Smash
|Custom Smash||This mode allows you to tweak different settings with your fighters such as their size, weight, speed, status, and more for a one-of-a-kind Smash battle!|
|Smashdown||Smashdown will force you and your opponents to use a character only once. The game finishes when no more characters can be used!|
|Super Sudden Death||Everyone will start with 300% damage, and you can choose to add a screen shrink, and drop Bob-ombs for more hazards!|