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[Update] Super Smash Bros. Wii U Release Date Will Not Be Revealed Friday

by Kyle Hilliard on Sep 10, 2014 at 07:53 AM

Update: A representative from Nintendo has reached out to let us know that the report is false and the release date will not be revealed on Friday.

The release date for the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. will not be unveiled on Friday during the stream, but more information about the game will be showcased.


Original story

Nintendo held a presentation at the GameStop manager conference, where it teased that Super Smash Bros. Wii U's release date would be revealed on Friday.

According to a report from Kotaku, during its presentation at the conference, Nintendo revealed that Super Smash Bros. Wii U's release date would be announced on Friday during its 8 hour live stream. The stream will feature Super Smash Bros. 3DS, as well as other 3DS and Wii U games, but not much else is known. You can learn more about the stream here.

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[Source: Kotaku]


Our Take
On the official Super Smash Bros. website, the release date for the game (or window, rather) is still listed as Holiday 2014. I wouldn't be surprised to see it get pushed to 2015. Nintendo has been pushing the 3DS version of the game very hard, and it might be an preemptive attempt to make people less disappointed about a delay for the Wii version.