Super Smash Bros. Wii U Dated For November 21 Release - Update

Super Smash Bros. Wii U Dated For November 21 Release - Update

Nintendo UK has confirmed that Super Smash Bros. will release in the UK and Europe on December 5.

Update: The Super Smash Bros. US website has been updated to show the North American release as November 21, and Australia, New Zealand and Japan as December 6. Looks like Japan will be getting something... last, for once.

Original Story: Nintendo UK has just posted up a new trailer for Super Smash Bros. Wii U to its official YouTube page, showing off some snippets of the game, but more importantly, finally revealing that one nugget of information fans have been patiently waiting for: a release date. Previously, we were only given a "holiday" release time-frame, but now Smash fans in the UK and Europe will be pleased to know that the game will launch in the region on December 5.

We've reached out to our contact at Nintendo of America to confirm when the game will launch in North America and the rest of the world, but you can probably assume that it will be around the same time (except Japan, which will probably get it a month in advance...)

Furthermore, the video also announced that the first wave of "amiibo" toys, that will be compatible with the title, will launch on November 28, with a second wave to follow on December 19.

The first wave contains the 12 figures you can order right now on Nintendo's online store, and are nothing we haven't seen before. The second wave, however, consists of Diddy Kong, Little Mac, Luigi, Captain Falcon, Pit and Zelda - characters that previously did not have amiibos associated with them. Thus, we can safely assume that every Super Smash Bros. character will probably get its own amiibo at some point down the line.

The 3DS version of Super Smash Bros. launched earlier this month (or, last month for Japan), and has seen quite a bit of success. Did you pick up the 3DS version, or have you been holding out for the home console release?

Source: Nintendo

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Looks like this will be a very merry xmas for me.

Not so much for Tizzy. He'll be spending it getting roflstomped by Luigi.

I was going to hold out till xmas, but now that it's out in november, I don't see a reason to.

I just plain NEED a Kirby Amiibo. There is no denying it.

While it's nice to have a release date, the end of November is certainly looking more and more crowded. With GTA landing in that same basic window as well as Halo: Master Chief Collection. And I believe that's the same time as one of the Assassin's Creed games?

Oh lord, I'm psyched about this. Still not sure who I want to main, but I think I've got my eyes on Lucina. @[email protected]

Any chance that there will be a Wii U demo?

Sigh... Well, time to board that hype train once more.

*facepalm*
Nintendo, why must you do this!? Why are you releasing Smash Bros the same day as a Pokemon game. That's gonna cannibalize your sales a bit I think. Would've been better if Smash Bros were released a week before or after Pokemon, or if Pokemon were moved. Now I must spend $140 in one day. T^T

Mahorfeus:
Oh lord, I'm psyched about this. Still not sure who I want to main, but I think I've got my eyes on Lucina. @[email protected]

Any chance that there will be a Wii U demo?

What sucks about her is that she's almost an exact clone of Marth :/
Apparently, the only difference is that Marth hits with the tip of his blade and Lucina can hit with all of it, but Marth does a touch more damage

mitchell271:

Mahorfeus:
Oh lord, I'm psyched about this. Still not sure who I want to main, but I think I've got my eyes on Lucina. @[email protected]

Any chance that there will be a Wii U demo?

What sucks about her is that she's almost an exact clone of Marth :/
Apparently, the only difference is that Marth hits with the tip of his blade and Lucina can hit with all of it, but Marth does a touch more damage

Eh, I'd expected as much, given the lore. Shame she isn't just a reskin or replacement instead of a clone though. Would've freed up more character slots.

I'm....sure it's just me, but this article is a little confusing. What's the release date going to be for Europe? November 21 or December 5?

That's good, I was planning on braving the crowds on Black Friday to get a Wii U. I wonder how many grandparents I'll have to beat aside when they try to grab one for their grandchildren who won't shut up about wanting an Xbox One or PS4 for Christmas?

Dying_Jester:
That's good, I was planning on braving the crowds on Black Friday to get a Wii U. I wonder how many grandparents I'll have to beat aside when they try to grab one for their grandchildren who won't shut up about wanting an Xbox One or PS4 for Christmas?

You could just get the WiiU now so you don't have to fight the crowds of which you speak on Black Friday.

OT: Cool stuff. But give me a Ganondorf Amiibo or give me chimichangas. (Seriously, been maining my custom-ganondorf and he's terrifying.)

great just my luck the game releases the same day I go to visit my family for a WHOLE WEEK! so it'll be until December 2 that I won't be able to download the game :(
hopefully Alpha Ruby will help with the wait

Mahorfeus:
Eh, I'd expected as much, given the lore. Shame she isn't just a reskin or replacement instead of a clone though. Would've freed up more character slots.

Not really. They still have the same development time and resources. If she wasn't in the game, chances are the only difference would be that she would not be in the game.

Man, on the 21st I'll be giving away a lot of money to one lucky retailer, most likely a Gamestop. Wii U Smash, Pokemon, and a Link Amiibo? I guess my wallet could go on a little diet.

Well, I may just pick this up at launch, and avoid the Black Friday rush.

Plus, I'll be able to bring this and the Wii U over to my grandparents' house for Thanksgiving. That will make my cousins very happy.

The White Hunter:
Not so much for Tizzy. He'll be spending it getting roflstomped by Luigi.

Yeah probably, its been years since I touched a SSB game, although I could whoop you if I can remember how to get shit rekt with Dedede (although he has a new smash now right? Gonna have to git gud again)

I am mostly interested in the new fighters, I'm gonna learn how to tip the scales with Robin or die trying!

Wii U, Smash, Pokemon, AND a Yoshi amiibo are all I need in life.

Seriously, anyone else maining Yoshi? I just want a sweet official Smash figurine.

TizzytheTormentor:

The White Hunter:
Not so much for Tizzy. He'll be spending it getting roflstomped by Luigi.

Yeah probably, its been years since I touched a SSB game, although I could whoop you if I can remember how to get shit rekt with Dedede (although he has a new smash now right? Gonna have to git gud again)

I am mostly interested in the new fighters, I'm gonna learn how to tip the scales with Robin or die trying!

In fairness they took out my precious precious Snake :(

 

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