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Piranha Plant pre-order fighter announced for Smash Ultimate

Nintendo will be added their newly announced Piranha Plant fighter to anyone who pre-orders Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

By Jak Connor from Nov 2, 2018 @ 5:00 CDT

Throughout the Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct, it was announced that any player who pre-orders Ultimate will receive a completely free Piranha Plant as a new fighter.


According to the announcement, Nintendo will only be providing this opportunity for a limited time only, players will have to pre-order and claim their Nintendo Gold Points before January 31st, 2019 to receive the fighter. "If you purchase Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and claim your My Nintendo Gold Points by January 31st 2019, you can receive the fighter Piranha Plant as free downloadable content!"

Once players have claimed their Nintendo Gold Points an email with the fighters code attached to it will be sent to your Nintendo Account email address. After the Nintendo Gold Points have been added to the account, the fighter code will be sent out within 72 hours of activation, all codes will last until June 30th, 2019. For more information visit the official Nintendo pre-order listing here.


How to get the early purchase bonus:

  • "Claim the My Nintendo Gold Points for your purchase of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate by January 31st 2019 to receive this early purchase bonus."
  • "If you claim your Gold Points, a download code for the Piranha Plant fighter will be sent to the email address associated with your Nintendo Account from mid-November."
  • "After the send-out period begins, the download code will be sent within 72 hours after claiming the respective Gold Points. The download code will expire on June 30th 2019."
  • "Please note: you can still receive the Piranha Plant even if you do not have an active Nintendo Switch Online paid membership."

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