Smash Ultimate Update Version 8.1.0 Is Live, Brings A New Stage

Say hello to Small Battlefield!

By Robert Marrujo. Posted 08/07/2020 02:33 Comment on this     ShareThis

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate continues to get a regular stream of updates both big and small, and this latest Version 8.1.0 content drop has brought some good stuff with it. Let’s take a look at everything that has come to Ultimate as of this latest update:

That’s right, a whole new stage, Small Battlefield, is now available to everyone. As an additional, gracious bonus, players can also select any music to play while fighting on any version of Final Destination or the Battlefield stages. There’s a bit more, but we’ll let the official update page for Ultimate do the talking:

Ver. 8.1.0 (Released August 4, 2020)

  • Stage
    • The Small Battlefield stage has been added. You can also set Small Battlefield as a Preferred Rule in Online battles.
    • You can now select any stage-specific music for the Battlefield, Small Battlefield, Big Battlefield, and Final Destination stages.
  • Online
    • The online user experience has been adjusted.
    • The way matching is determined when using Preferred Rules has been adjusted.
    • Following a look at the current number of players eligible for Elite Smash, the threshold for entry has been recalculated to allow more players. Additionally, the way initial values for Global Smash Power are calculated has also been adjusted.
    • Further investigations and adjustments to Online mode are expected.
  • General
    • Several issues have been fixed to improve gameplay experience.

And there you have it! Have you downloaded the update yet? What do you think? Tell us in the comments and on social media!

Source: Nintendo of America Twitter Page

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