'Super Smash Bros. 4' News & Update: Patch 1.1.5 Is Last Update? 'Super Smash Bros. 5' Set For Release?

By Rachel Cruz, Parent Herald April 04, 04:00 am
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"Super Smash Bros. 4" released the 1.1.5 patch update for the Wii U and 3DS recently, but this might be the last one for the game. Reports suggest Nintendo will be coming out with "Super Smash Bros. 5" soon, thus eliminating the need keep the old game up-to-date.

Master Herald reports that rumors of the release of "Super Smash Bros. 5" have long been in the grapevine, and there were earlier concerns that the developers will no longer be releasing patches for the "Super Smash Bros. 4." But the gaming company did come out with a surprise patch update March 16 stating that it was meant to adjust the balance of the game, per Nintendo's official statement.

However, fans are now speculating that this update is an appropriate send off to the franchise and it looks like gamers can look forward to the next installment of "Super Smash Bros." The game's creator, Masahiro Sakurai, might have indicated that the new version is underway when he told fans in a statement that the development of "Super Smash Bros. 4" is finally over. "To all of the staff who were involved in this project, thank you for all your hard work. To all who supported and followed the game and its development, thank you so very much," Sakurai said, per Source Gaming. Will Sakurai and his team be developing a new "Super Smash Bros." for the rumored Nintendo NX console this time?

Meanwhile, Attack of the Fanboy reports that the latest patch update for "Super Smash Bros. 4" can eat up a lot of storage space for the consoles. Some gamers have reportedly been able to download the patch yet in lieu of a hard disk upgrade, especially for 8GB Wii owners. The 1.1.5 patch takes at least 3.1GB in storage space.

Have you already downloaded the latest patch and would you like to see a new "Super Smash Bros." soon?

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