“Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” arrives on the Nintendo Switch Friday, December 7th.
The game will feature more than 70 playable characters and 100 stages, making it the biggest Smash game ever.
Early reviews are praising “Smash Bros. Ultimate” for its huge amount of customizable content and its mix of casual fun and surprisingly deep gameplay mechanics.
Reviews of “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” have started to trickle out on the eve of the game’s release, and critics are raving about Smash’s first appearance on the Nintendo Switch. “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” is easily the most anticipated Switch game of the year; a multiplayer fighting game that seems ideal for Nintendo’s portable console.
“Ultimate” brings back every playable fighter from the previous Smash Bros. titles, boasting a roster of more than 70 characters in total with more than 100 stages to battle across. The game features a wide variety of single-player and multiplayer modes too, compiling a massive amount of content in the standard $60 package.
Critics have also celebrated the game’s attention to detail, which pays respects to Nintendo’s storied game franchises while also prioritizing quality-of-life improvements for the dedicated Smash Bros. fanbase.
Here are a few standout snippets of “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” reviews from The Verge, Polygon, Kotaku, CNET and NintendoLife
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On Super Smash Bros. coming to the Switch
CNET: “The 2014 3DS version was a watered-down experience. This is the real deal. I’ve been playing SSBU during in-between moments in my day, and it’s everything I’ve ever wanted. On Saturday, I found myself waiting at an art gallery for two hours, wishing I’d brought my Switch the whole time.”
The Verge: “This isn’t Smash squeezed onto a smaller device, it’s the full version of the game that you can take with you pretty much anywhere … Carrying a Switch around in your bag now means there’s always a possible impromptu “Smash” battle on the horizon.”
The ability to customize your matches
Kotaku: “Players can design highly customizable presets for their preferred play mode, so the …read more
Source:: Business Insider