Nintendo Co. this week released a new update to Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U.
Update Ver. 1.0.6 will include downloadable content, tweaked character balancing, Mii Fighters costume purchase functionality, and sharing functionality including Photos, Mii Fighters, Replays and Custom Stages.
The update is required to utilize online multiplayer functionality.
Super Smash Bros. includes brand new features including Smash Tour: World Smash, a board game mode; Special Smash Mode to fight with special parameters; Coin Battles to compete to collect coins; Stamina Matches to fight until hit points reach zero; Classic Mode to allow one or two players to fight through a series of battles; All-Star Mode to fight opponents in chronological, and Event Mode for one or two players to take on set character and theme-based battles.
The 8-player Smash Mode allows eight players to fight simultaneously in local multiplayer in larger stages.
In addition, the title includes custom stage creation functionality via the Wii U GamePad, and the option to import custom Nintendo 3DS fighters to the Wii U SKU.
Both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS SKU include online multiplayer functionality to battle users on their respective platforms.
Each SKU includes a distinct set of battle arenas.