Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Series) Review
Posted: 22 months ago, last updated 6 days ago.
It looks like a cartoony kids game, but each character takes time and practice to learn. They all have different attacks and ways to move around. This can mean that those with more experience do better in family battles, but there's always a chance for everyone to win.
A big part of the appeal is the lighthearted fun, along with the huge range of characters drawn from other video games including Super Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Star Fox, Kirby, Yoshi and Pokémon.
- Super Smash Bros. is on Super Nintendo
- Super Smash Bros. Melee is on Nintendo 64
- Super Smash Bros. Brawl is on GameCube
- Super Smash Bros. in on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is on Nintendo Switch
Players: You can play with 8 players in the same room and up to 8 players online. Along with playing the campaign battles, players will spend many more hours battling each other. To play with 8 people on Smash Ultimate each needs their own Joy-Con half. Some players prefer the Pro controller.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
You will need Nintendo Online (must be 18 to purchase, but can be any age to use) to play online with Nintendo Switch. This game supports Nintendo's amiibo, figurines and cards that can be purchased separately to unlock in-game items.
Skill RatingThis game is enjoyed by 10-16 year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity.
Depending on the character you play as, rapid repeated button presses can be replaced with holding of a button instead.
The right stick can be mapped several different action types. When mapped to an attack you can press the stick in a direction and perform that attack in that direction.
The vault menu has a Tips section where a player can review tutorials and notes on each playable character, techniques, stages, items, and more.
Our Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Accessibility Report documents 20 accessibility features:
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