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Both Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s version 2.0.0 update and the long-awaited Piranha Plant DLC fighter are now available to download!

The game’s patch notes are as follows:

To enjoy the features listed below, you will need to download the latest update data.

・You can now play Spirit Board with up to four players.
Select the Spirit you want to challenge on the Spirit Board, and then go to Party → Fighter to select the number of people who will play. When playing with multiple people, you will lose the battle if any player is KO’d.

・The below Spirits will now appear in the Shop.
・Partner Pikachu
・Partner Eevee
・Dice Block
・River Survival
・Golden Dash Mushroom

・Adjusted the calculation method for Global Smash Power.
*Online play requires a Nintendo Switch Online membership.

・Added the DLC fighter Piranha Plant.
*Piranha Plant will become available for purchase as DLC at a later date.
・Pressing both jump buttons at the same time will now cause you to Short Hop.
・Fixed the issue where the KO score included your teammates’ KOs when Team Attack was On.
・Game-balance adjustments. You can see which fighters had specific adjustments on the official website.
・Various gameplay fixes.

Players who purchased and registered a copy of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate prior to January 31st (and entered the download code emailed to them) will be available to receive Piranha Plant at no cost.

The fighter will become available for purchase at a later date.

Updated banner art has also been released featuring Piranha Plant. Click the image below for the full sized image!

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