Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Nintendo

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
92
Top Critic Average
97%
Critics Recommend
Based on 131 critic reviews
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Rating Summary

Based on 131 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

92

Top Critic Average

97%

Critics Recommend

Based on 131 critic reviews
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Reviews Summary

Tons of Content
Phenomenal Single-Player Campaign
Core Gameplay

Summary: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate lives up to its "ultimate" name, successfully exceeding player expectations with an expansive roster, dozens of stages, and a fun single-player mode.

Game Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchDec 7, 2018

Publisher: Nintendo

Genres: Fighting, Platformer

A new Super Smash Bros. game with new fighters, stages, and more!

Legendary game worlds and fighters collide in the ultimate showdown—a new entry in the Super Smash Bros. series for the Nintendo Switch system! New fighters, like Inkling from the Splatoon series and Ridley from the Metroid series, make their Super Smash Bros. series debut alongside every Super Smash Bros. fighter in the series…EVER! Faster combat, new items, new attacks, new defensive options, and more will keep the battle raging whether you’re at home or on the go.

A new game in the Super Smash Bros. series releases Dec. 7, 2018

New fighters, new stages, AND every fighter ever featured in the series…EVER!

Inkling from the Splatoon series join the roster

Ridley from the Metroid series also joins the fight

Returning fighters include Wolf, Ice Climbers, Pokémon Trainer and more

Elevate the Super Smash Bros. experience to new heights with faster combat, new attacks, new items, and new defensive options

Hold a 4 player free-for-all, or kick it up to 8-player battles

All current Super Smash Bros. series amiibo figures are supported

Where to Buy

Amazon

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Eurogamer

Essential
Eurogamer

A chaos of details and features come together for one of the Switch's most generous - and exhilarating - games.

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IGN

9.4 / 10.0
Tom Marks

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Smash Bros. done right, and done bigger than ever before.

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GamesRadar+

GamesRadar+

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate takes characters we've played for decades and remasters them into a robust, fantastically enjoyable package

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Recent News

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate punches out 13.8 million copies

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate punches out 13.8 million copies

Nintendo reported that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sold more than 13.81 million units to date. But Mario Kart 8 Deluxe remains the top seller.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Joker is Freezing Nintendo Switches

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Joker is Freezing Nintendo Switches

While the Persona 5 Smash Bros. DLC is a dream come true for many fans, it appears that Jokers character is having some unforeseen issues in the game's classic mode.

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Inappropriate Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Custom Levels Removed by Nintendo

Inappropriate Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Custom Levels Removed by Nintendo

Nintendo decides to act on the recent Stage Builder mode controversy in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, by seemingly removing levels it deems as inappropriate or offensive.

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Fan Recreates Super Smash Bros. With Peeps

Fan Recreates Super Smash Bros. With Peeps

You thought Joker was sweet, wait till you get a load of these fighters.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Stage Builder Creations Are Already NSFW

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Stage Builder Creations Are Already NSFW

Super Smash Bros Ultimate's long-awaited stage builder is finally here but it is not without issue, as some creations are toeing the line of being inappropriate.

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The best Nintendo Switch release week in months has MK11, Cuphead, more

The best Nintendo Switch release week in months has MK11, Cuphead, more

Dragon’s Dogma, Katana Zero, and Smash Ultimate DLC round out a solid drop of new games on Switch

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Smash Bros. Ultimate Pichu Pokemon Amiibo Gets Release Date

Smash Bros. Ultimate Pichu Pokemon Amiibo Gets Release Date

Smash Bros. Ultimate fans may be pre-occupied at the moment with Joker finally playable, but they can also look forward to three new Amiibo figures coming soon.

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Joker from Persona 5 hits Super Smash Bros. Ultimate today

Joker from Persona 5 hits Super Smash Bros. Ultimate today

Joker from Persona 5 comes out today for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.You can get the knife and gun-wielding guest character as part of the Fighters Pass for…

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Smash Bros. Ultimate 3.0 Update Details: Stage-Builder, Video Editor, Persona 5 Character, More

Smash Bros. Ultimate 3.0 Update Details: Stage-Builder, Video Editor, Persona 5 Character, More

The Nintendo Switch fighting game is getting a very big new update very soon; get all the details and watch a trailer here.

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Smash Bros. Ultimate's New Stage Builder And Video Editor Explained

Smash Bros. Ultimate's New Stage Builder And Video Editor Explained

Nintendo announces a number of brand-new features for Smash Bros. Ultimate on Switch; get all the details here.

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