Nintendo has released a new Super Smash Bros Ultimate update today adding support for VR Labo Kit. In addition to the support for Labo VR, they have made some fighter adjustments.
Nintendo Labo VR is a brand new accessory released by Nintendo. It is out now for the Nintendo Switch and lets the user enjoy a set of minigames that are designed in VR. It also enables VR support in a limited number of games. One of the first two games were Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate is joining the list of games that will benefit from the support for Nintendo Labo VR Kit. This support was implemented after update 3.1.0 was released earlier today.
This VR Support doesn’t apply to the whole game and it is limited to just specific stages and single-player gameplay mode. You can access Super Smash Bros Ultimate VR Mode through the Games and More menu. You will need a Labo VR Kit in order to make use of it.
Nintendo has also shared the patch notes that apply to this new Super Smash Bros Ultimate update 3.1.0 and you can also find a complete list of the fighter adjustments that are a part of this new patch.
- You can use the Toy-Con VR Goggles to enjoy Smash in VR mode via the Games & More menu.
- VR mode is a single-player experience only.
- The Toy-Con VR Goggles are sold separately as part of the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit or the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit – Starter Set + Blaster.
- This is shown on Nintendo Labo’s page as well: https://www.nintendo.co.jp/labo/with_toy-con/
- FPs can be used in Battle Arenas.
- An option to send amiibo out on journeys has been added, through which FPs go on a journey to train via the internet. You can find it via Games & More → amiibo → Send on a Journey.
- Some of the preferred rules for Quickplay battles have been adjusted.
- Game balance adjustments have been made.
- Several issues have been fixed to improve gameplay experience.
- Details of fixes and changes to fighters can be found here.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is now the best selling game in the series surpassing the previous record set by Super Mario Bros. Melee on the Nintendo Wii. It is available now exclusively for the Nintendo Switch.