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Super Smash Bros.: Release Windows, Stages, Items, Assist Trophies

by Mike Futter on Apr 08, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Nintendo has revealed the release windows for Super Smash Bros. on 3DS and Wii U. The 3DS version will be coming in the summer. The home version will arrive this winter.

On the 3DS, fighters will move at 60 frames per second in stereoscopic 3D. The assist trophies and items will only refresh at 30 frames per second.

We have details on the stages coming to both versions:


  • Reset Bomb Forest
  • 3D Land
  • Spirit Train
  • Gerudo Valley
  • Arena Ferox
  • Tortimer Island
  • Living Room
  • Prism Tower
  • Rainbow Road
  • Find Mii
  • Balloon Fight
  • Jungle Japes

Wii U

  • Mario Galaxy
  • Pyrosphere
  • Town and City
  • Boxing Ring
  • Pilot Wings
  • Skyloft
  • Windy Hill
  • Garden of Hope
  • Wii Fit Studio
  • Palutena's Temple
  • Halberd

Online Play
The Wii U version will feature online play in two formats. For Fun will allow players to set the rules and the stages in any way they want. For Glory will only take place on the Final Destination stage and other levels with the same flat format (no elevated stages). 
Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai recommends a wired connection via the Wii LAN adapter. The 3DS version will also support online play.   


  • Smart Bomb
  • Motion Sensor Bomb
  • POW Block
  • Beetle
  • Fire Bar
  • Backshield
  • Bombchu
  • Fairy Bottle
  • Ore Club
  • X Bomb
  • Hocotate Bomb
  • Rocket Belt
  • Steel Diver
  • Blue Shell

Assist Trophies

  • Andross
  • Devil
  • Knuckle Joe
  • Saki Amamiya
  • Lyn
  • Nintendog
  • Waluigi
  • Dr. Wright
  • Skull Kid
  • Mother Brain
  • Midna
  • Ashley
  • Dark Samus
  • Chain Chomp
  • Isabelle
  • ElecMan
  • Color TV - Game 15
  • Pokémon
    • Arceus
    • Meowth
    • Electrode
    • Eevee
    • Staryu
    • Metagross
    • Fennekin
    • Meloetta
    • Gogoat
    • Entei
    • Deoxys
    • Palkia
    • Kyurem
    • Victini
    • Keldeo
    • Xerneas

Custom Movesets
Nintendo is giving fans a chance to customize their characters even more than in past installments. When playing online with friends or locally, you'll be able to use characters with custom move sets. Nintendo didn't say much about the feature, promising that more info will be coming later. 

For more, check out the list of newly announced characters and details on the 3DS exclusive Smash Run mode.