Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Throwback Throwdown Is On This Weekend

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Fans from New Zealand and Australia are in for a nostalgic treat. For two hours on Sunday the 25th of October, from 2 pm to 4 pm AEDT, Nintendo is bringing us the original Super Smash Bros. on Nintendo 64.

This online challenge is exclusive for players from New Zealand and Australia. Get involved in this epic battle with old-school graphics and tunes.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch features every fighter from the series’ history, with a roster of 69 fighters included in the game, plus more available for purchase. All fighters are eligible for the Throwback Throwdown, so players can pick their favourite and give it their best shot.

Players will be battling to accumulate the highest Tourney score. A winning prize of a whopping 10,000 My Nintendo Gold Points (worth $100 NZD) can be won and used in the Nintendo eShop. Nintendo will reward 4,000 My Nintendo Gold Points (worth $40 NZD) for those who sit in the top 10.

So warm up those fingers and brush up your skills! This weekend is about to get pretty heated!