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Software update: February 10th 2015


A software update is now available that makes several adjustments to enhance the overall experience.

The software version after this update will be 1.0.5, as shown in the bottom-right corner of the game's title screen.

Update contents

  • Adds the ability to use amiibo when playing the game on New Nintendo 3DS or New Nintendo 3DS XL systems
    Bring your amiibo into the game as a powerful fighter that grows and evolves over time. amiibo you have trained in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U can be brought into Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS.
    Please note: To use amiibo on Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL and Nintendo 2DS systems, a separate accessory – currently scheduled for release later in 2015 – and separate software update will be required. Please stay tuned to the Nintendo website for more information.
  • Adds the Share mode, allowing you to share snapshots, Replays, and Mii Fighters with other players around the world. You can also search for and download data that has been posted by other players
    Please note: you can only post data you have created yourself, and uploaded content will be deleted from the server after 30 days.
    It's also possible to send snapshots, Replays, and Mii Fighters to your friends. When connecting to the internet from Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, the game will check for new data. Downloading received data may take some time. If you don't download data within 30 days, it will be deleted from the server.
  • Adds the ability to post snapshots to Miiverse. Snapshots will be posted in a dedicated community
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment

Please note: after updating to version 1.0.5, you will not be able to play local matches with players using version 1.0.4 or below. In addition, you will be unable to play Replays created in previous software versions. This update is also required in order to access online features of the software.


QR Code

You can download this software update by scanning this QR Code with your Nintendo 3DS system cameras. For instructions on how to scan a QR Code, please visit our Downloading Nintendo 3DS software updates section.

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Important: You will be able to continue using your saved game data.

The update data will be saved on the SD card inserted in your Nintendo 3DS system. If there is insufficient free space on the SD card, the update will not be applied successfully. You can check how much free space there is on your SD card by opening System Settings from the HOME Menu and selecting Data Management.

Please take care not to delete the update data, which can be viewed by opening System Settings → Data Management → Nintendo 3DS → Add-on Content.

If you didn’t accept the terms of the Nintendo 3DS Service User Agreement and Privacy Policy when you performed the initial setup of your Nintendo 3DS system, you will not be able to connect to the internet and download the update data. Please view the Nintendo 3DS Service User Agreement and Privacy Policy by selecting System Settings → Internet Settings → Other Information → User Agreement.