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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Masahiro Sakurai

Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai has still been publishing his bi-weekly columns in Famitsu, and we’re probably due for another one soon about Kazuya in Ultimate. In the meantime though, he’s been tackling some other subjects. One topic covered earlier this month is how making things simpler doesn’t necessarily mean easier when it comes to competitive games.

Below is our full translation:

If you’re a Nintendo Switch Online member, another bonus for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is now up for grabs. Nintendo is now offering Spirits Set 2.

It includes the following:

Sonic the Hedgehog is officially 30 years old. In celebration of the milestone, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will soon be hosting a Spirit Board event dedicated entirely to the franchise. Characters from Sonic will appear while it’s active, and you’ll gain more gold than usual for defeating them.

The new Spirit Board event begins on June 25. It will last for a total of three days.

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Nintendo will be hosting its latest event this week. The Spirit Board will be featured, and more specifically, characters are fathers. Defeat them to earn more SP than usual.

The new event goes live in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on June 18. It will last for three days.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has announced its latest event, which will be a new tournament. The theme this time around centers around characters that use fire as part of their attacks. Only these fighters can be used.

The new tournament goes live on June 11. It will last for a total of three days.

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Nintendo has announced the latest Spirit Board event for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. In the upcoming theme, fashionable spirits with hats will be featured. Defeat them to earn more gold than usual.

The new event goes live on June 4. It will last for a total of three days.

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Nintendo today announced a new partnership with PlayVS that will make Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 officially recognized varsity athletics at participating high schools. Both titles will be added to the official PlayVS lineup for the Fall 2021 High School season, allowing teams around the country to compete against each other in online matches. The season begins on September 20.

Also worth noting is that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will be joining the action as well. That game will join the PlayVS roster for the Spring 2022 High School season early next year.

Here’s some additional information about the partnership:

Nintendo has announced the latest tournament event for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This time around, the game will be featuring franchises that are turning 35 this year. The tournament limit the fighters, stages, and items to Zelda, Metroid, Kid Icarus, Castlevania, and Dragon Quest.

The tournament kicks off on May 28. It will last for a total of three days.

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According to a tweet from the official Japanese Smash Bros. twitter, translated by Perfectly Nintendo, several Spirits that previously were only available for a limited time in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will now be permanently available in game via the Spirit Board or shop. The list of Spirits being added are from Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, and Bravely Default II.

Here are the Spirits:

Nintendo has announced the latest Spirit Board event for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This time around, spirits with stripes will be featured. Defeat them to earn more gold than usual.

The new event begins on May 21. It will last for a total of three days.

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