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Smash Bros. Ultimate Piranha Plant Codes Going Out

If you purchased Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and registered your game with My Nintendo you may already be receiving your digital code to unlock Piranha Plant as a fighter next year. The code can already be entered into the eShop and once the fighter becomes available it will be added to your roster.



Register the game by Jan. 31 and Piranha Plant will join the battle! There are two ways to get this toothy fighter:

1) Buy the digital version of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate before 11:59 PM PT on Jan. 31, 2019. (The game will automatically be registered to your account.)


2) Buy the retail version and register the game card with My Nintendo before 11:59 PM PT on Jan. 31, 2019.

A download code for the Piranha Plant character will be sent by email to the email address associated with your Nintendo Account. You’ll receive the new fighter when it becomes available in early 2019. **

If you would like to purchase the game please visit

* Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately.

** A software update may be required to receive the downloadable content. Download code expires 6/30/2019 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Full version of game required to use DLC.


Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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