The next patch for ’s mascot fighting game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will arrive this week, the company has announced. The update brings the game to Version 3.1.0.
The full patch notes do not appear to be available at this stage, but Nintendo says players can expect things like unspecified «fighter adjustments.» It’s unknown what changes are coming but Nintendo did confirm that the update will make previous version replay data incompatible. Nintendo advises that players convert their replays to video by visiting the Vault and selecting Replays then Replay Date and the Convert to Video prior to updating.
Ver 3.1.0 of Super #SmashBrosUltimate is coming this week! This update will include fighter adjustments, meaning replay data from previous versions will be incompatible. Convert your replays by going to Vault -> Replays -> Replay Data -> Convert to Video, before updating. pic.twitter.com/3IUqibNCD3
– Nintendo Versus (@NintendoVS) May 28, 2019
With more than 13.8 million copies sold, Smash Bros. Ultimate is one of the best-selling Nintendo Switch games ever, only behind Super Mario Odyssey (14.44 million) and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (16.69 million).
For more on the Smash Bros. series, you can check out GameSpot’s feature, «Super Smash Bros. At 20 – Celebrating Two Decades Of Punching Pikachu.»