Smash Ultimate gets free 'vault shopper' currency DLC, but only for Switch Online members



Switch Online users have been asking for more perks to justify the cost of the subscription, but this probably isn't what anyone had in mind. Revealed this week amid all of the Terry Bogard and version 6.0 news, there's now a "free gift" for Smash Ultimate players for the taking: provided that you're a Switch Online member.

So long as your account is flagged and ready to go, you can earn three classic tickets and 5000 gold (currency) just by downloading the pack. As a reminder, classic tickets have multiple uses in Ultimate, enabling extra continues for Classic Mode and to manipulate the intensity (difficulty) of the gametype. Gold lets you buy items from the in-game shop. You can earn these normally through in-game challenges or regular play in the case of gold.

If you can't be bothered to do it on your actual Switch, you can go here to download it under the "Individual DLC' heading on the official Nintendo website.

Individual DLC [Nintendo]

You are logged out. Login | Sign up


Chris Carter
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC   gamer profile

Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ------------------- T... more + disclosures



Also on Destructoid: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate   (125)   From our database:

  • Sakurai admirably wanted to allow people to import actual Minecraft levels into Smash Ultimate, but it was 'impossible' - Chris Carter
  • Minecraft's Steve is one of the zaniest Smash Ultimate additions yet, but by God it works - Chris Carter
  • Smash Ultimate lets you pick the Minecraft biome you want with a cheat code - Chris Carter
  • Smash Ultimate's next big balance patch will arrive with the new Minecraft additions - Chris Carter
  • amiibo for Banjo-Kazooie, Fatal Fury's Terry, and Fire Emblem's Byleth are coming next year - CJ Andriessen
  • Bomberman and Travis Touchdown among the new wave of Mii Fighter costumes in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Chris Moyse
  • Minecraft Steve is coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate October 13 - Chris Moyse
  • Plans for Minecraft's Steve to appear in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate go back as far as 2015 - Chris Moyse
  • Whoa! Minecraft's Steve is the next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter - Chris Carter
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #DLC #Fighting Games #nintendo #Nintendo Switch #Nintendo Switch Online #Super Smash Bros.



    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!