Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Spirits Events, Tourney Events

For Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, Masahiro Sakurai himself shared new screenshots and details via Miiverse. We actually got a fair amount of brand new details about the games, including some that were not even mentioned in the various presentations (Nintendo Direct, E3, etc.). And for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, we got daily updates on the official Super Smash Bros. account, in Japan.

The game is now available worldwide, and so the Twitter updates are changing. Nintendo is now using them to notify players about upcoming events for the game. Therefore, this post is evolving, and is now about those very events.

In this post, you will find all there is to know about the upcoming Events and Content Updates for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate!

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Upcoming Spirits Events and Tourney Events

October 18th

  • [Events] The 6th Tourney Event is called Battle for Hefty Heavyweights, and it goes live on October 18th. This one features the 15 heaviest fighters in the game, and the further you advance, the better the Spirits you get as rewards! (available until October 21st)

October 11th

  • [Events] The 37th Spirits Event will go live on October 11th: “Autmn Snackfest!“. While it’s running, you will get a Snack (L) after battle and EXP earned will be tripled (available until October 14th)

October 4th

  • [Events] The 5th Tourney Event is called Battle for Spirit Supremacy, and it goes live on October 4th. While it’s running, you can fight with Spirits enabled, and the further you advance, the better the Spirits you get as rewards! (available until October 7th)

September 27th

  • [Events] The 36th Spirits Event will go live on September 20th: “Arsenals at the read! Daemon x Machina“. While it’s running, various brand new Spirits from Daemon x Machina will appear on the Spirit Boar. Spirits: Radiant Gleam (Daemon x Machina), Kloster (Grief) (Daemon x Machina), High Line (Gun Empress) (Daemon x Machina), and Bullet Walker (Brigadier General) (Daemon x Machina) (available until September 30th)

September 20th

  • [Events] The 4th Tourney Event is called The Next Big Superstars, and it goes live on September 20th. It features exclusively fighters from the Super Mario series, and the further you advance, the better the Spirits you get as rewards! (available until September 23rd)

September 13th

  • [Events] The 35th Spirits Event will go live on September 13th: “Wisdom Comes With Age“. While it’s running, various Spirits of old characters will appear on the Spirit Board, and beating them will allow you to get more Snacks than usual. Focus Spirits: Dr. Willy (Mega Man series), Garon (Fire Emblem series), Kong Fu (Donkey Kong series) (available until September 19th)

September 6th

  • [Events] The 3rd Tourney Event is called The Ultimate Partnership, and it goes live on September 6th. It features exclusively fighters who work as a group, and the further you advance, the better the Spirits you get as rewards! (available until September 9th)

August 30th

  • [Events] The 34th Spirits Event will go live on August 30th: “Change Your Fate!“. While it’s running, winning any battle on the Spirit Board will net you 3 times the usual amount of Spirit Points, and a Shuffle All item. Focus Spirits: N/A (available until September 2nd)

August 23rd

  • [Events] The 2nd Tourney Event is called Original Class of ’64, and it goes live on August 23rd. It features exclusively fighters, stages and items from the original Super Smash Bros. on Nintendo 64, and the further you advance, the better the Spirits you get as rewards! (available until August 26th)

August 16th

  • [Events] The 33rd Spirits Event will go live on August 16th: “Step on the Gas!“. While it’s running, various Spirits with speed-boosting skills will appear on the Spirits Board, and beating them will allow you to earn more Gold than usual. Focus Spirits: Black Shadow (F-Zero series), Azura (Fire Emblem series), Super Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog series), Pink Gold Peach (Mario Kart series) (available until August 19th)

August 9th

  • [Events] The 1st Tourney Event is called Heroes VS Villains, and it goes live on August 9th. It features exclusively Hero and Villains characters, and the further you advance, the better the Spirits you get as rewards! (available until August 12th)

July 26th

  • [Events] The 32nd Spirits Event will go live on July 26th: “Mother Series 30th Anniversary“. While it’s running, various series from the EarthBound / Mother series will appear on the Spirits Board, and beating them will allow you to earn more Gold than usual. Focus Spirits: Ninten (EarthBound series), Paula (EarthBound series), Claus (EarthBound series), Jeff (EarthBound series), Hinawa (EarthBound series), Dad (EarthBound series) (available until July 29th)

July 19th

  • [Events] The 31st Spirits Event will go live on July 19th: “Triple EXP & SP”. While it’s running, beating Spirits from the Spirit Board will allow you to get 3 times the usual amount of EXP and SP. Focus Spirits: N/A (available until July 22nd)

July 12th

  • [Events] The 30th Spirits Event will go live on July 12th: “Squid Pro Quo”. While it’s running, various Spirits from the Splatoon series will appear on the Spirits Board, and beating them will allow you to get more SP than usual. Focus Spirits: Squid Sisters (Splatoon series), Off The Hook (Splatoon series), Octopus (Splatoon series), Bisk (Splatoon series), Li’l Judd (Splatoon series), Crusty Sean (Splatoon series), Octoling (Splatoon series), Murch (Splatoon series), Jelonzo (Splatoon series),  Octoling Girl and Octoling Boy (Splatoon series), Annie (Splatoon series) (available until July 15th)

July 5th

  • [Events] The 29th Spirits Event will go live on July 5th: “Beware of Spikes”. While it’s running, various spiky Spirits will appear on the Spirits Board, and beating them will allow you to get more snacks than usual. Focus Spirits: Baby Bowser (Yoshi series), Super Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog series), Dry Bowser (Super Mario series) (available until July 8th)

June 28th

  • [Events] The 28th Spirits Event will go live on June 28th: “Metroidmania”. While it’s running, various Spirits from the Metroid series will appear on the Spirits Board, and beating them will allow you to get more SP than usual. Focus Spirits: Queen Metroid (Metroid series), Metroid (Metroid series), Meta Ridley (Metroid Prime series) (available until July 1st)

June 21st

  • [Events] The 27th Spirits Event will go live on June 21st: “Talk to the Cape!”. While it’s running, various Spirits donning caps will appear, and beating them will allow you to get more Gold than usual. Focus Spirits: Dark Matter (Kirby series), Wario-Man (WarioWare series), Alucard (Castlevania series) (available until June 29th)

June 14th

  • [Events] The 26th Spirits Event will go live on June 14th: “Return to Koholint”. While it’s running, various Spirits from The Legend of Zelda: Lin’ks Awakening will appear, including some brand new ones!. Focus Spirits: Link (Link’s Awakening) (The Legend of Zelda series), Wind Fish (The Legend of Zelda series), Owl (The Legend of Zelda series), Prince Richard (The Legend of Zelda series), Goomba (Super Mario series), Marin (The Legend of Zelda series), Wart (Super Mario series), and Chain Chomp (Super Mario series) (available until June 19th)

June 7th

  • [Events] The 25th Spirits Event will go live on June 5th: “Making a Splash”. While it’s running, various aquatic Spirits will appear on the Spirit Board, and beating them will allow you to earn more Gold than usual. Focus Spirits: Kaptain K. Rool (Donkey Kong series), Volcanion (Pokémon series), Nia (Xenoblade Chronicles series), Esna (Ever Oasis series) (available until June 9th)

May 31st

  • [Events] The 24th Spirits Event will go live on May 31st: “Super Smash Sisters”. While it’s running, various Spirits of female characters will appear on the Spirit Board, including some exclusive ones. Focus Spirits: Peachette (Super Mario series), Pyra (Xenoblade Chronicles series), Mythra (Xenoblade Chronicles series), Mecha Fiora (Xenoblade Chronicles series), Crystal (Star Fox series) (available until June 4th)

May 24th

  • [Events] The 23rd Spirits Event will go live on May 24th: “Spirit Shield Slowdown”. While it’s running, the shield after a Spirit Board battle will spin slower,  and you will get 3 times the usual amount of SP Focus Spirits: N/A (available until May 27th)

May 17th

  • [Events] The 22nd Spirits Event will go live on May 17th: “Suit Up”. While it’s running, various Spirits wearing ties or bow ties will appear on the Spirit Board, and beating them will allow you to earn extra snacks! Focus Spirits: Dr. Willy (Mega Man series), Party Phil (Wii Party series), Jeff (EarthBound series), Kazuhira Miller (Metal Gear Solid series) (available until May 20th)

May 10th

  • [Events] The 21st Spirits Event will go live on May 10th: “Mum’s The Word”. While it’s running, various motherly Spirits will appear on the Spirit Board, and beating them will allow you to earn three times the usual amount of SP + Health Drain item! Focus Spirits: Hinawa (EarthBound series), Kaitlin & Katie (Animal Crossing series), Mother Brain (Metroid series), The Boss (Metal Gear Solid series), Kangaskhan (Pokémon series), Deirdre (Fire Emblem series), Queen Metroid (Metroid series), 5-Volt (WarioWare series), Wrinkly Kong (Donkey Kong series) (available until May 13th)

May 3rd

  • [Events] The 20th Spirits Event will go live on May 3rd: “Tails You Win”. While it’s running, various Spirits with a tail will appear on the Spirit Board, and beating them will allow you to earn more SP than usual! Focus Spirits: Meta Ridley (Metroid Prime series), Articuno & Zapdos & Moltres (Pokémon series) (available until May 6th)

April 26th

  • [Events] The 19th Spirits Event will go live on April 26th: “Nintendo Labo: Smash Kit”. While it’s running, various Spirits from Nintendo Labo will appear on the Spirit Board (including some event-exclusive ones), and beating them will allow you to earn three times the usual amount of XP! Focus Spirits: Toy-Con Robot (Nintendo Labo series), Toy-Con Car (Nintendo Labo series), Toy-Con VR Goggle (Nintendo Labo series), and Gerry Rigs, Plaise Allatyme, Lerna Lotte (Nintendo Labo series) (available until April 29th)

April 19th

  • [Events] The 18th Spirits Event will go live on April 19th: “Castlevania: Spirit Nocturne”. While it’s running, various Spirits from the Castlevania will appear on the Spirit Board, and beating them will allow you to earn more Gold than usual! Focus Spirits: Alucard (Castlevania series), Trevor C. Belmont (Castlevania series) (available until April 22nd)

April 12th

  • [Events] The 17th Spirits Event will go live on April 12th: “The Right Staff”. While it’s running, various staff-wielding Spirits will appear on the Spirit Board, and beating them will allow you to earn more SP than usual! Focus Spirits: Krystal (Star Fox series), Hilda (The Legend of Zelda series), Star Rod (Kirby series) (available until April 15th)

April 5th

  • [Events] The 16th Spirits Event will go live on April 5th: “Cruisin’ for a Bruisin'”. While it’s running, various fighting-themed Spirits will appear on the Spirit Board, and beating them will allow you to earn more Gold than usual! Focus Spirits: Akuma (Street Fighter series), Giga Mac (Punch-Out!! series), Akira (Virtua Fighter series) (available until April 8th)

March 29th

  • [Events] The 15th Spirits Event will go live on March 29th: “Kings & Queens of the Sky”. While it’s running, various flying Spirits will appear on the Spirit Board, and beating them will allow you to earn more Spirit Points than usual! Focus Spirits: Wind Fish (Legend of Zelda series), Tabuu (Super Smash Bros. series), Omega Ridley (Metroid Prime series), Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres (Pokémon series) (available until April 1st)

March 22nd

  • [Events] The 14th Spirits Event will go live on March 22nd: “Spring Snackfest”. While it’s running, you will get a Snack (L) after each battle, and you will get 3 times the usual amount of Spirit Points! There does not seem to be any Focus Spirits this time around (available until March 25th)

March 15th

  • [Events] The 13th Spirits Event will go live on March 15th: “Green Is The New Black”. While it’s running, various green-coloured Spirits will appear on the Spirit Board. Beating those Spirits will allow you to earn more Gold than usual. Focus Spirits: Queen Metroid (Metroid series), Celebi (Pokémon series), and Link (The Legend of Zelda) (The Legend of Zelda series) (available until March 18th)

March 8th

  • [Events] The 12th Spirits Event will go live on March 8th: “Taking the Lead”. While it’s running, various Spirits from racing games will appear on the Spirit Board. Beating those Spirits will allow you to earn more Spirit Points than usual. Focus Spirits: Black Shadow (F-Zero series), Blood Falcon (F-Zero series), Jody Summer (F-Zero series) (available until March 11th)

March 1st

  • [Events] The 11th Spirits Event will go live on March 1st: “Hard ‘n’ Heavy Metal”. While it’s running, various metal Spirits will appear on the Spirit Board. Beating those Spirits will allow you to earn more gold! Focus Spirits: Mecha-Fiora (Xenoblade Chronicles series), Metal Mario (Super Mario series), and Papa (Earthbound series) (available until March 4th)

February 22nd

  • [Events] The 11th Spirits Event will go live on February 22nd: “Kong Family Reunion!”. While it’s running, various Donkey Kong Spirits will appear on the Spirit Board. Beating those Spirits will allow you to earn more snacks! Focus Spirits: Donkey Kong & Lady (Donkey Kong series), Rambi (Donkey Kong series), and Kaptain K. Rool (Donkey Kong series) (available until February 25th)

February 15th

  • [Events] The 10th Spirits Event will go live on February 15th: “Power, Wisdom, and Courage”. While it’s running, various The Legend of Zelda Spirits will appear on the Spirit Board. Beating those Spirits will allow you to earn more Gold! Focus Spirits: Link (The Legend of Zelda) (The Legend of Zelda series), Wind Fish (The Legend of Zelad series) (available until February 18th)

February 8th

  • [Events] The 9th Spirits Event will go live on February 8th: “Well-Rounded Spirits”. While it’s running, various round-shaped Spirits will appear on the Spirit Board. Beating those Spirits will allow you to earn Spirit Points! Focus Spirits: Sunshine (Super Mario series), Skapon (Joy Mech Fight series) (available until February 11th)

February 1st

  • [Events] The 8th Spirits Event will go live on February 1st: “Mega Spirits”. While it’s running, various Mega Man Spirits will appear on the Spirit Board. Beating those Spirits will allow you to earn extra gold! Focus Spirits: Mega Man Walnut (Mega Man Series), Dr. Willy (Mega Man Series), Forte (Mega Man Series) (available until February 4th)

January 25th

  • [Events] The 7th Spirits Event will go live on January 25th: “The More the Merrier”. While it’s running, various multiple-characters Spirits will appear on the Spirit Board. Beating those Spirits will allow you to earn extra Snacks! Focus Spirits: Donkey Kong & Lady (Donkey Kong series), Octoling Boy and Octoling Gril (Splatoon series), and Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres (Pokémon series) (available until January 28th)

January 18th

  • [Events] The 6th Spirits Event will go live on January 18th: “Fire Emblem Fest Part 2”. While it’s running, various Spirits from the Fire Emblem series will appear on the Spirit Board (the line-up is slightly different than from Part 1). Beating those Spirits will allow you to earn extra Gold! Focus Spirits: Caeda (Fire Emblem series), Leo (Fire Emblem series), Azura (Fire Emblem series), Takumi (Fire Emblem series) (available until January 21st)

January 11th

  • [Events] The 5th Spirits Event will go live on January 11th: “Double XP and SP”. While it’s running, you get twice the usual amount of Experience and Spirit Points in Spirit Board battles (available until January 14th)

January 4th

  • [Events] The 4th Spirits Event will go live on January 4th: “Now You’re Playing With Spirit Power!”. While it’s running, Spirits from Nintendo Entertainment System, Family Computer System, and Famicom Disk System games and series will appear more frequently, and beating them will allow you to earn extra Snacks. Focus Spirits: Donkey Kong & Lady (Donkey Kong series), Link (The Legend of Zelda) (The Legend of Zelda series), Sukapon (Joy Mecha Fight) (available until January 6th)

December 28th

  • [Events] The 3rd Spirits Event will go live on December 28th: Oh Yeah! Mario Time!. While it’s running, characters from the Super Mario seroes will appear on the Spirits Board (including exclusive ones only found during this event), and beating them will allow you to earn extra gold. Focus Spirits: Golden Dash Mushroom (Super Mario series, exclusive), River Survival (Super Mario series), Dice (Super Mario series).  (available until January 2nd)

December 21st

  • [Events] The second Spirits Event will go live on December 21st: Fire Emblem Fest Part 1. While it’s running, charaters from the Fire Emblem series will appear in the Spirits Board, and beating them will allow you to earn Extra SP. Spirits confirmed: Caeda (Fire Emblem series). More details coming soon! (available until December 24th)

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Latest Software update

  • [Update] The latest Software update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Ver. 1.2.1, and it’s now available. Official patch notes can be found on this page.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Previous Updates

December 14th

  • [Events] The first Spirits Event will go live on December 14th: A Spectacle to Behold. While it’s running, charaters sporting glasses will appear in the Spirits Board. Spirits confirmed: James (Star Fox series), Britanny (Pikmin series), Jeff (EarthBound series), Brewster (Animal Crossing series) (available until December 17th)
  • [Spirits] Two new Spirits are now available: Pikachu and Eevee. Only players with save data for Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and/or Let’s Go, Eeevee! can get them for now, but it will become available to all players at a later date (no end date)
  • [Update] The latest Software update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Ver. 1.2.0, and it’s now available. Official patch notes will be added to this page as soon as it’s available.

December 6th

Today’s fighter is Mewtwo, a Legendary Pokémon with rather technical moves. Skilled players can use Confusion or Disable as diversion, before landing a well placed Shadow Ball. It can transform into Mega Mewtwo Y when using its Final Smash, which allows it to fire a projectile that freezes and launches your opponents!

December 5th

This week’s music track is “How to Play”, an original track from Super Smash Bros. Melee. The arrangement was done by Motoi Sakuraba!

And this week’s stage is Midgar, from Final Fantasy VII. You can grab the Summon Materia in order to summon powerful beings. Said summons can knock fighters out, and whoever summoned them will get the point(s) if that happens, so make sure to grab any Summon Materia you come across… because you can be sure your opponents will try to do the same!

December 4th

Today’s item is another Assist Trophy: Tiki. As you already know if you’re a fan of the Fire Emblem series, Tiki is a Manakete, which means she can transform into a fire-breathing dragon using a Dragonstone. And believe it or not, she’s actually over 1 000 years old!

And today’s fighter is Roy, who requires you to get up close and personal if you want to deal lots of damage. The closer you get to the base of his blade, the more powerful his attacks get. When triggering his Final Smash, his sword bursts into flame and it sends flying anyone caught in the blast.

December 3rd

Today’s fighter is the one and only Bayonetta, a stylish Umbra Witch who holds guns in her hands… and on her legs. Her fighting style is known as Bullet Arts, and it’s pretty deadly! Using Witch Time, she can slow down her opponents for a few moments.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Previous updates

Source: Super Smash Bros. (Twitter)


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