Nintendo has previously stated that Super Smash Bros Ultimate is a “brand new game built from the ground up” but that hasn’t stopped fans from exclaiming that the game is still just a port of Smash Wii U. But if you take a look at the side by side comparisons, you can clearly see the time and effort put forth to make Smash Ultimate look as gorgeous as ever.
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Thanks to Master of Hyrule for putting together this nifty little video that compares characters Final Smashes from Brawl, Wii U, and Ultimate. The video proves that there are lots of improvements from the Wii U title.
When the game was first announced, I was firmly in the camp of Smash Ultimate being a 1.5 version of the Wii U entry. But after seeing the game in action and analyzing game play, this looks to be a new game. For all things new with Super Smash Bros Ultimate, check out our coverage roundup!