Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Release Date And Pre-Order Guide For Switch (US Only)

Lock in your pre-order now.

Tap To Unmute
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Full Roster, DLC, And Spirits Mode Revealed - GS News Update
Please use a html5 video capable browser to watch videos.
This video has an invalid file format.
Sorry, but you can't access this content!
Please enter your date of birth to view this video

By clicking 'enter', you agree to GameSpot's
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Now Playing: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Full Roster, DLC, And Spirits Mode Revealed - GS News Update

You can't count on much in this life, but when it comes to video games, you can bet you'll get a new Smash Bros. game on every Nintendo console. Nintendo's latest hardware is no exception--the company has announced that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be coming to Nintendo Switch on December 7, 2018.

This game will boast a massive roster comprised of every character seen in the series to date--including Snake and Cloud. Beyond that, Metroid's Ridley is also being introduced as a new character alongside Castlevania's Simon Belmont and Animal Crossing's Isabelle--among many others. Another change of note is support for all Smash Bros. Amiibo figures and the ability to select a stage before choosing characters.

If you're one of the many people looking to pre-order Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, you've come to the right place. We've gathered all the information you need about the pre-order bonuses, special editions, and pricing below.

Early Bonus

No Caption Provided

If you buy Super Smash Bros. Ultimate from the Nintendo Eshop or register your physical copy before January 31, 2019, you'll get Piranha Plant as a playable character for free. Piranha Plant will be added to the game in February, and will later be available to purchase as DLC along with a new stage and music tracks. Additionally, some retailers are offering discounts for pre-ordering the game, which you can find below.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Special Edition

No Caption Provided

Nintendo has announced it will release a special edition of the game in the U.S. This version comes in a black steelbook case and is accompanied by a special Smash Bros.-themed Nintendo Switch Pro Controller. If you just want the Pro Controller, you can buy it here for $75.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Standard Edition

No Caption Provided

Here's where you can pre-order Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and how much it costs. Note that My Best Buy members currently get the best deal, with a $10 reward certificate offered at purchase. You can sign up for a free My Best Buy account here.

Nintendo Switch Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Edition

No Caption Provided

If you want a Switch that's decked out in Smash Bros. imagery, this is the item for you. It comes with a special edition Nintendo Switch console, as well as the game.

Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email

Join the conversation
There are 16 comments about this story
Loading More Images