New Super Smash Bros. Ultimate update version 9.0.1 will be released today, October 21, to implement fighter adjustments

A new software update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will soon become available for download. Read on below to learn more:

How to Update Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Applies to:  Nintendo Switch Family, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite


In this article, you’ll learn how to update Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on Nintendo Switch.

On October 13, 2020 a new software update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate became available for download. Please take a moment to download and install this update while your Nintendo Switch console is connected to the Internet.

Note

  • This update must be applied in order to use the game’s Internet features.
  • A Nintendo Switch Online membership is required to use the game’s online features.
  • All players must be using the same version of the software to participate in Local Wireless Battles.
  • Replay data from previous versions is not compatible with the newest version. Be sure to convert your replays by going to Vault in the main menu and selecting Convert to Video before updating the software.
  • Save data will still be available for use after downloading the update.
  • If the system is connected to the Internet, the update will download and install automatically.

Complete these steps

  1. Connect the Nintendo Switch console to the Internet.
  2. Return to the HOME Menu and launch the game.
  3. The update will be downloaded and installed automatically.
    • Once the update is installed, the newest version number will be displayed on the title screen.

Update history

Click the version number below for information about the update. Each update also includes all previous updates. For information about older updates, read the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Update History.

Ver. 9.0.0 (Coming soon)

Ver. 9.0.0 (Released October 13, 2020)

  • Offline
    • The following spirits will appear in the Shop on the Vault menu:
      • Zombie
      • Creeper
      • Skeleton
      • Slime (Minecraft)
      • Enderman
      • Villager & Iron Golem
      • Ghast
      • Piglin
      • Ender Dragon
  • Online
    • The controls during combat in battle arenas while spectators are present have been adjusted.
    • Adjustments have been made to the way Global Smash Power is calculated.
  • General
    • The following downloadable content will be usable after purchase:
      • Steve & Alex Challenger Pack
      • Creeper Mask + Outfit
      • Pig Mask + Outfit
      • Diamond Helmet + Armor
      • Travis Wig + Outfit
      • Bomberman Mask + Outfit
      • Gil’s Helmet + Armor
    • You cannot make videos of replays that contain DLC you have not purchased (fighters, stages, music, Mii Fighter costumes, etc.).
    • An issue where the movement delay after a perfect shield was behaving incorrectly under certain rules has been fixed.
    • Game balance adjustments, stability fixes, and other minor adjustments have been made. Please see the details of fixes and changes to fighters.
    • Several issues have been fixed to improve gameplay experience.

Source: Nintendo Support

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