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Pre-Load Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Posted on November 12, 2014 at 1:06 pm by Justin Cavender

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U pre-order

Nintendo announced today that eager little gamers can pre-load Super Smash Bros. for Wii U on their consoles. The idea here is to get a jump on the installation process and smash face as soon as possible when the game launches on November 21. It’s worth noting at the time of your pre-purchase, a significant amount of data will be pre-loaded onto your console. When the game launches on the Nintendo eShop at 12:00 AM ET, the final data needed to unlock the full game will automatically download.

Pre-orders for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U have surpassed Mario Kart 8. In an interview with Bloomberg News, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime expects the release of Smash Bros. to have an impact on hardware sales.

“The launch of Mario Kart 8 has essentially doubled our Wii U sales year-on-year,” Fils-Aime said. “Our expectation is that the sell-through for Smash is going to be very strong, certainly on par with what we saw with Mario Kart 8. We think the impact on hardware will be similarly dramatic.”

Be sure to check out our Wii U Wheelhouse for reviews on other fun games available now on Wii U.

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