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Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash has online play and amiibo support

Posted on October 22, 2015 by (@OnePunchMaz) in News, Wii U

The folks over at GameXplain recently had to chance to play Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash and revealed some exciting new infos in their preview video:

  • The starting roster consists of Mario, Luigi, Toad, Peach, Daisy, Bowser, Wario, Waluigi, Yoshi, Boo, Donkey Kong and Rosalina
  • The “chance shots” mechanics from Mario Tennis Open makes a return
  • You can use the Wii Remote, Wii U Pro Controller and the Classic Controller Pro in addition to the Gamepad to play the game
  • No motion controls or touch screen controls
  • You can play online against other players, including a mode where you and another person on the same Wii U can play together against other teams online
  • When you scan a supported amiibo, you can use them as a doubles partner. Similar to how amiibo work in Smash Bros, you can level them up.

Check out GameXplain’s full preview video below:

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