Mewtwo Available Early, Paid Content Available for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS players who registered both games to Club Nintendo before the 21st of January will find an email in their inbox with download codes for the Genetic Pokémon Mewtwo.
Announced in the Nintendo Direct aired on April 2nd, Mewtwo was given the release date of the 29th of April for $5.20 for one version of the game or $6.50 for both versions for those who did not register both Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS in time.
To access the fighter, players will need to download a free software update for both versions which includes an Add-On Content Shop for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. This is where the code for Mewtwo can be used and extra content is able to be purchased. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U players can put their Mewtwo code in, and purchase extra content, via the eShop.
Aside from Mewtwo, Mii Fighter costumes are also able to be purchased for $1.05 for one version of the game, or $1.55 for both. These costumes include the SSB T-Shirt for all Mii fighters, Link’s Cap and Outfit for Sword Fighter and Majora’s Mask (not shown above) for all Mii Fighters from the Legend of Zelda franchise, Mega Man X’s Helmet and Armour from the Mega Man X franchise and Proto Man’s Helmet and Armour for Gunners from the Mega Man franchise, Dunban Wig and Outfit from Xenoblade Chronicles, Cat Suit Hat and Suit for Brawlers, and Monkey Suit Hat and Suit for Sword Fighters. A bundle with all the Mii fighter costumes is available for $8.40 for one version or $12.40 for both.
Also in this update is further game balance, the ability to share screenshots, replays, Mii Fighters, and custom stages in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. User created-content can be viewed and sent to friends and the world from the newly added Share option in the Online menu.
The future of Add-On Content for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS will Lucas released in June, a character from the Wii title Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008) and the Game Boy Advanced title Mother 3 (2006) that was only released in Japan.
For those who strongly want to suggest a character to play as in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, the Smash Bros. Fighter Ballot was opened, which allows for users to suggest potential characters to be included as Add-On Content. The site can be visited here.