New Super Smash Bros. Ultimate update version 9.0.2 now live, full patch notes revealed

A new software update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is now 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 November 11, 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

If you see “Ver. 9.0.2” in the top right of the title screen, then you’re already up to date. 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. 9.0.2 (Released November 11, 2020)

  • General
    • Fixed an issue where you could not use the stick to jump while falling after creating an anvil using the down air attack.
    • Fixed an issue where the gunman from Duck Hunt’s down special and the phantom from Zelda’s down special were not behaving as intended.
    • Fixed an issue where the initial velocity of Samus’s and Dark Samus’s up special when used on the ground was not behaving as intended.
    • Fixed an issue where fighters would sometimes warp on the Venom stage.
    • Fixed an issue where sometimes fighters would pass through landscapes when they were launched on some stages.
    • Fixed an issue where sometimes you would be forced to end a battle on a stage created in Stage Builder.
    • Various gameplay fixes.

Source: Nintendo Support

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