Rules General Info All Formats Your opponent will be disqualified if they don't show up in the 10 minute window provided by Smash.
However, you can still use Smash. Stage striking is implemented.
If neither opponent has any stages unlocked, just ignore the stage striking process and choose "Stadium Only" when creating the lobby. Gentleman's agreements are allowed. You may go to any stage as long as both players agree to it.
Note: you may not gentleman's in top 8. Below are lag dispute rules, stage lists, and rulesets for each format.
The winner of the winners bracket and the winner of the losers bracket for each pool will advance into top 8. All characters are legal. Boo's infinite lunge is banned. If you preform his infinite lunge, you must give up the point.
Failure to do so results in instant elimination. Setup Game 1 : The higher seeded player bans one stage from the starter stage list.
Seeding will be published later in this month. It doesn't necessarily matter who goes first so it doesn't have to be the higher seeded player.
The other player then bans two stages from the stage list. The first player chooses a remaining stage to play on.
The winner of the first match bans two stages from the stage list. Counterpick stages are legal after the first game.
The loser of the first match chooses a stage to play on. Recreate the lobby with the new stage.
The winner of the previous game selects their character first. Neither player is character locked and can switch between games. Record all results in Smash. Try to be accurate with results.
Singles Standard Rules Round robin groups of 4 into double elimination Top 2 from each group moves on into the double elimination bracket All characters are legal.
This is owing to the successful trajectory Nintendo is set on these days with the Switch, and also because the game has looked pretty cool in all the teasers and trailers so far. This weekend, Nintendo released a timed online-only demo for Aces on the eShop, lasting until the end of the day on Sunday, which gives us our first hands-on with Aces.