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Smash Bros. Wii U Release Date Confirmed by Nintendo

Nintendo's latest cross-franchise brawler arrives in November for North America and December in Europe; Nintendo to also add Mario Amiibo to new European bundle.

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will ship across Europe on Friday December 5, Nintendo has confirmed.

Meanwhile, in the US the game will ship two weeks earlier, on November 21.

Two additional bundles have also been lined up by Nintendo UK, one of which features an Amiibo figure; NFC-powered plastic toys that can interact with certain Nintendo games. The other bundle is comes with a GameCube Controller Adapter, allowing the classic control pad to be used on Wii U.

Also available from December 5 is a standalone black Nintendo GameCube Controller, as well as a standalone GameCube Controller Adapter for Wii U.

Nintendo revealed its launch plans whilst disclosing that the handheld version, Super Smash Bros for 3DS, has now sold 2.8 million copies worldwide since its release.

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