Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Update

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Update Patch Balances 24 Fighters

Nintendo released the latest information regarding an update patch for Super Smash Bros Ultimate, which  changes adjustments and balances 24 characters within the roster. The Ver. 13.0.1 patch is primarily concerned with balance adjustments. However, some changes have been made to improve the general gameplay experience for players. Additionally, the Samus and E.M.M.I. Metroid Dread amiibo are now supported in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. [Thanks, Famitsu!]

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As mentioned previously, a total of 24 characters saw changes and balance adjustments with the update patch for Super Smash Bros Ultimate. The list of characters includes:

  • Donkey Kong
  • Link
  • Peach
  • Daisey
  • Ice Climbers
  • Falco
  • Mewtwo
  • Meta Knight
  • Warrior
  • Ike
  • Mega Man
  • Rosalina and Lumina
  • Robin
  • Bowser Jr.
  • Ryu
  • Cloud
  • Inkling
  • Ridley
  • Piranha Plant
  •  Min Min
  • Steve
  • Pyra
  • Mythra
  • Sora

Each of these individual changes have been detailed through the official Nintendo website. Some of these changes are specifically animation related. Sora, specifically, has received a change regarding an animation. Whereas, others increase the attack speed or damage of some abilities. Series creator Masahiro Sakurai released a tweet regarding the balance changes made in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. He states that balance and adjustment changes to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate are now complete.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is immediately available for the Nintendo Switch.

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