Where to pre-order Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch cheaper, and get Limited Editions

December sees the launch of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. And never was a game better named. Here hundreds of characters will come together for the first Nintendo Switch outing. Whether you want to buy this landmark game digitally or in a physical bundle, you want to find the best price around. We’ve compiled the best selections for you, ensuring you can get access to yet another must own title from Nintendo. 

As recently reported here, Smash Bros Ultimate is looking to be the best way to experience the franchise. With a every single character coming back for the new fight, fans have already been going mad over every drop of news. But Nintendo isn’t holding back, bringing new characters King K.Rool from the Donkey Kong games, alongside Simon and Richter Belmont from the Castlevania series. Early opinions praise the idea of bringing together everyone as “a museum for its own franchise”. So whether you want to play online, be the best in the world or just rough up your mates in local multiplayer, we’ve got you covered for where to buy. And if you need one before it arrives, here are the best Nintendo Switch bundle deals out there (alternatively, stop by our cheap Nintendo game deals hub).

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Limited Edition

For the ultimate experience, this Limited Edition version of the game comes with the standard release of Ultimate, but also features a Smash Ultimate branded Gamecube controller. And this is a genuine Gamecube controller, rather than a shell with Switch features implemented. This means you’ll need an adaptor, but this edition comes with that too. Perfect for recreating the best way to play the franchise.

Buy it US – This edition is unavailable in the U.S.
Buy it UK -
£89.99 from Amazon

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Special Edition

While the Limited Edition version is not available in the U.S. a version is available from Best Buy, which includes a steelbook case for the game and a Wireless Pro Controller with the Smash Bros logo emblazoned.

Buy it US – $139.99 from Best Buy
Buy it UK – The Steelbook version can be bought from GAME for £49.99, however the Pro Controller is unavailable, but will surely find its way to Amazon Marketplace

Super Smash Bros Gamecube Controller

If you want to play with the controller all the professionals tend to use and the controller that Smash was designed for, you’ll want this Gamecube controller. However, to connect it to your Switch, you’ll also need an adaptor which will set you back a bit more. Keep in mind you only need one adaptor to support up to four players using the Gamecube controller.

Buy it US – Controller for $29.99 at Amazon. Amazon also sell the Adapter for $19.99.
Buy it UK – Controller for
£29.99 at Amazon. Amazon also sell the Adapter for £19.99.

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Daniel Lipscombe

Dan has been playing games for over thirty years, from back when controllers had one button. Thankfully he has managed to keep up with his favourite hobby at his age. You can normally find him playing Roguelikes or Battle Royales, both of which are his specialist subject. When he isn't playing games, he's writing about them in books and articles. If he had to pick a favourite game, it would be The Binding of Isaac or Final Fantasy IX.