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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Smash Bros Ultimate 4.0 Update Now Live, Full Notes Released

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A big Super Smash Bros Ultimate update is now live, introducing new features to the game.

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The 4.0 update introduces, among many things, a Very Easy difficult for Adventure mode, improvements for Stage Builder, new Spirits and an Online Tourney Mode.

-Very Easy difficulty has been added to Adventure mode.
-Snapshots can be added to the timeline in Edit Video. Only snapshots taken via the pause menu can be used; screenshots taken using the Capture Button cannot be used. In addition, snapshots taken from custom stages cannot be used.
-Steel, grass, sponge, paper, and yarn terrains have been adjusted in Stage Builder. After this update, stages created in versions 3.1.0 and older may behave differently. In addition, the way thumbnails are displayed has been adjusted.
-The following spirits will appear in the Shop on the Vault menu:
Great Sabrecub
Liquid Metal Slime
Hero’s Comrades

-Online Tourney mode has been added. While a tourney is open, please check rules and more within Online Tourney.
-A Support function to predict the winner of a Spectate battle and earn points has been added. The points can be exchanged for in-game items and gold.
-Videos can now be played repeatedly in Shared Content. In addition, a Yeah! will be added automatically whenever you save posted content.

-The following downloadable content will be usable after purchase:
Hero Challenger Pack
Erdrick’s Helmet + Armour
Martial Artist Wig + Gi
Veronica’s Hat + Outfit
Slime Hat
-You cannot make videos of replays that contain DLC you have not purchased (fighters, stages, music, Mii Fighter costumes, etc.).
-Once the FS Meter is fully charged, the Final Smash must be used within 20 seconds or the FS Meter will reset. Note: This change will not affect Spirits mode.
-Game balance adjustments have been made.
-Several issues have been fixed to improve gameplay experience.

Balance changes have also been introduced. You can check them out by going here.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate is now available on Nintendo Switch in all regions.

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Francesco De Meo
Francesco has been writing about video games and the video games industry for almost a decade, focusing on all aspects of the industry. Having always loved handheld gaming, he joined TouchTapPlay in 2013 to cover mobile gaming and, later on, the Nintendo Switch console, which is today his most played console.