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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Update History

Update Details:

Click the version number below for information about older software updates for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Each update also includes all previous updates.


Version 2.0.0

  • Offline
    • You can now play Spirit Board with up to four players.
      • Select the spirit you want to challenge on the Spirit Board, and then go to Party ? Fighter to select the number of people who will play. When playing with multiple people, you will lose the battle if any player is KO'd.
    • The following spirits will now appear in the Shop.
      • Partner Pikachu
      • Partner Eevee
      • Dice Block
      • River Survival
      • Golden Dash Mushroom
  • Online
    • Adjusted the calculation for Global Smash Power.
  • General
    • Added the DLC fighter Piranha Plant.
      • Piranha Plant will become available for purchase as DLC at a later date.
    • Pressing both jump buttons at the same time will now cause you to short hop.
    • Fixed the issue where the KO score included your teammates' KOs when Team Attack was On.
    • Game balance adjustments.
    • Various gameplay fixes.
    • Specific fighter adjustments are detailed here.

Version 1.2.1

  • Various fixes to improve gameplay.

Version 1.2.0

You can confirm your current version by checking the upper-right corner of the title screen.

  • Offline Gameplay
    • Adjusted difficulty of approaching challengers.
  • Online Gameplay
    • When matchmaking in Quickplay, the Format setting of your Preferred Rules will be prioritised more. This may cause matchmaking to take more time. Also, there is no guarantee that matchmaking will be done exactly as shown in the set Preferred Rules.
    • Increased the stability of the synchronous connection within Battle Arenas.

    NOTE: Online features require a Nintendo Switch Online membership.

  • Misc.
    • Game balance adjustments.
    • Various gameplay fixes.
    • The following fighters had specific adjustments and changes:
      • Donkey Kong, Link, Kirby, Luigi, Ice Climbers, Young Link, Olimar, Toon Link, Villager, Greninja, PAC-MAN, Duck Hunt and Isabelle

Version 1.1

  • Offline Gameplay
    • Added a Hard difficulty to Adventure mode.
  • Online Gameplay
    • Online now includes Quickplay, Battle Arena, Spectate, and Background Matchmaking.
    • Global Smash Power will now be displayed.
    • Note that the above requires a Nintendo Switch Online membership.
  • Game Data Adjustments
    • The ability to receive spirit event data has been added.
    • The ability to receive presents has been added.
  • DLC Content
    • The special bonus for the Fighters Pass, A Mii Fighter costume of Rex from Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Swordfighter type), has been added.
  • Misc.
    • Game balance adjustments.
    • Various gameplay fixes.