Super Smash Bros for Wii U Release Date Officially Announced

It’s been rumoured for quite some time now, but today, the wait is over!  Today on Miiverse, Masahiro Sakurai has officially released the release dates for the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. As rumoured and reported by many outlets and retailers, the game will be hitting North American shelves along with the first wave of Amiibo characters on November 21st, just in time for black friday! As per usual, European and Oceanic countries will have to wait a bit for the game. Amiibo launches November 28th, with the game launching on December 5th for European countries, and November 29th/December 6th for Oceanic countries.

For Sakurai’s official Miiverse announcement, you can check the image below or CLICK HERE for a direct link to the Miiverse post.


How does everybody feel about the release date, now that it’s official? Did the recent release of Super Smash Bros for 3DS whet your appetite, or are you only hyped for more?  Does this change any of your holiday purchase plans? Sign off in the comments below!

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