If you have been looking forward to the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on Nintendo Switch, then you probably already know that the game is scheduled to release on Friday, November 7. However, in the age of digital games, you may be wondering exactly what time Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will become available for download for those who pre-ordered the game digitally from the Nintendo eShop.

What Time Does Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Release?

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is slated for a midnight launch on December 7 worldwide. This is typically based on the eastern time zone, which means players on the west coast might be able to play the game around 9 p.m. PST on Thursday, December 6, depending on whether or not the digital version releases at the same time for everyone. 

According to users on the Smash Bros. subreddit, some retail stores may start handing out pre-ordered copies of the game early, though this will be on a store-by-store basis. The exact time that you can pick up your copy of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will vary by location, so check with the store you pre-ordered from ahead of time in case you can grab your copy early.

Though not directly specified by Nintendo, the general consensus among the community seems to be that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will release at midnight EST on December 7 or 9 p.m. PST on December 6. Check back here for more on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate!