Mario Tennis Ultra Smash features Amiibo support as well as online play

Some new features have been revealed for Nintendo’s upcoming latest installment in the Mario Tennis franchise, Mario Tennis Ultra Smash for the Wii U. Through a new trailer released by Nintendo and a new preview for the game by Gamexplain some big new features have seen their reveal, among these big features we are seeing Amiibo support for the game. Much like Super Smash Brothers our Amiibo’s can level up by playing, Amiibo characters will act as your doubles partners and will obviously become better players as their level improves.

It has also been revealed that Ultra Smash will include Online play so you can verse anyone around the world and compare your skills, online play will even allow for teams on the same console to verse other people which is a nice little feature. Additional information is as follows:


  • The starting roster consists of Mario, Luigi, Toad, Peach, Daisy, Bowser, Wario, Waluigi, Yoshi, Boo, Donkey Kong and Rosalina
  • The “chance shots” mechanics from Mario Tennis Open makes a return
  • You can use the Wii Remote, Wii U Pro Controller and the Classic Controller Pro in addition to the Gamepad to play the game
  • No motion controls or touch screen controls

You can watch the new trailer below:

You can watch Gamexplain’s preview below:


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