Super Smash Bros. Ultimate version 3.1.0 is now ready to roll out. Besides the recently revealed fighter changes, the update comes with a couple of brand new Amiibo features, and a virtual reality (VR) mode that is compatible with the Lavo VR Goggles.
Nintendo’s new patch for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is scheduled to go live this week. The company has announced that the update will have a variety of adjustments to the fighters, but it seems like there will also be a couple of new customizations rolling out, including the Labo VR support.
The in-game notification for the 3.1.0 update was announced before of the patch’s launch on the Twitter official account of the company. As said by the statement, the update will launch at 6 p.m. PT, which is 9 p.m. ET on May the 30th, which is 2 a.m. BST May the 31st. The announcement read that the update will support a VR mode that will offer players ‘a whole new perspective on the Smash action.’ In order to play this mode, you have to own the Toy-con VR Googles from the Labo VR set.
Besides the VR mode, the 3.1.0 update seems to be adding a few new Amiibo features. As said by a leaked report, players will be enabled to send their Amiibo characters on ‘journeys to train’ and make them fight against other Amiibo combatants. I addition, the Battle Arenas are open to Amiibo fighters as well.
Aside from the brand new update, a new Spirit Board event has been unveiled. The event is dubbed ‘Super Smash Sisters’, and it includes heroines from an array of various games, such as Legendary Spirits Pya, Mythra, and Krystal. Other than that, players will now have the ability to unlock an all-new Spirit Peachette. The Super Smash Sisters started on May the 31st and will end on June the 5th.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was released for Nintendo Switch back in December 2018 and has rapidly gained fame thus become one of the best-selling games on the gaming market.
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