Smash Ultimate: Delay Roulette

Choose a delay option:

  • I would never delay Smash Ultimate

    Votes: 24 41.4%
  • Fighters each get a fourth taunt: 1 day delay

    Votes: 6 10.3%
  • Ness' back throw gets nerfed: 3 day delay

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Five songs of your choice become part of the soundtrack: one week delay

    Votes: 8 13.8%
  • Villager's/Isabelle's forward and back aerials are changed so they're less spammable: 2 weeks delay

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Johnny Atma/Gametal remixes become part of the soundtrack: One month delay

    Votes: 1 1.7%
  • Newcomer: Mach Rider: 6 weeks delay

    Votes: 1 1.7%
  • Bayonetta, Cloud, Diddy Kong and Pikachu get nerfed: 10 weeks delay

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Wireless connection is server run instead of peer to peer: 3 months delay

    Votes: 1 1.7%
  • Newcomers: Geno and Sora: 4 months delay

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Five fighters of your choice get nerfed/buffed: 5 months delay

    Votes: 1 1.7%
  • Newcomers: Bandana Waddle Dee, Skull Kid, Isaac: 6 months delay

    Votes: 6 10.3%
  • No changes, but DLC starts a month after the release, and new DLC content is monthly: One year delay

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • You get to design the DLC: 18 months delay

    Votes: 3 5.2%
  • You get to design Smash 6: 2 years delay

    Votes: 5 8.6%
  • Stage Builder returns: 3 weeks delay

    Votes: 1 1.7%
  • Break The Targets returns: 3 weeks delay

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • World of Light has platforming: 5 weeks delay

    Votes: 1 1.7%
  • Game mode of your choice is added: 8 weeks delay

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    58
  • Poll closed .
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#1
With three weeks until Ultimate comes out, let's play a game: Here you have some options provided for you. For each option, however, Smash Ultimate gets delayed for a certain amount of time. Which option will you choose?
 

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Why is there no Stage Builder option in the poll (and for that matter, Break the Targets, Home-Run Contest, platforming stages, Smash Run, and Smash Tour should also have options), and why does the poll only allow for choosing one of the options?

Also, the term "roulette" implies a randomized selection, rather than an actual decision.
 
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Why would you delay for a year to get monthly DLC when it will probably be released within that year and you have the game in the meantime as it?
This. There’s no logic in that statement, since there are games that literally show off season pass characters BEFORE launch.

Delay Ultimate never.
 
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#6
I would do a combination of giving everyone a fourth taunt and adding five music tracks of my choice.

That’s eight days of delay total, and to be honest, I’m okay with that. Both are worth the wait in my opinion.
 
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Every fighter getting a fourth taunt wouldn't take a single day of work to get anywhere near done, what even is this.

I mean, I get that you're not necessarily saying that each amount of time attached to something isn't necessarily how long that would actually take, but a lot of this is kinda arbitrary. Ness' change takes only 3 days, but Isabelle's two changes take an extra 11 days?
 

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Every fighter getting a fourth taunt wouldn't take a single day of work to get anywhere near done, what even is this.

I mean, I get that you're not necessarily saying that each amount of time attached to something isn't necessarily how long that would actually take, but a lot of this is kinda arbitrary. Ness' change takes only 3 days, but Isabelle's two changes take an extra 11 days?
That's over 70 animations. Not to mention any voice clips. It would probably take more than a day.
 
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Why is there no Stage Builder option in the poll (and for that matter, Break the Targets, Home-Run Contest, platforming stages, Smash Run, and Smash Tour should also have options), and why does the poll only allow for choosing one of the options?

Also, the term "roulette" implies a randomized selection, rather than an actual decision.
Benefit of the doubt, hoping they're in the game just not announced.
 

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I’d totally design Smash 6 my way if I had the chance despite having zero skills in professional AAA game programming. :grin:

In seriousness, there’s no way I’m delaying the game.
 

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Benefit of the doubt, hoping they're in the game just not announced.
All right, I can see why you excluded the unannounced modes: your logic there makes sense. However, I still wonder why are you calling this a “roulette” when you're calling for an actual choice rather than a random selection. And why are combinations of choices not allowed?
 
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All right, I can see why you excluded the unannounced modes: your logic there makes sense. However, I still wonder why are you calling this a “roulette” when you're calling for an actual choice rather than a random selection. And why are combinations of choices not allowed?
Couldn't find a better word.

In all honestly I would never delay Ultimate bc that's a bit selfish, but if I had to choose, 6 month delay for Dee, Isaac and Skull Kid. And this is all hypothetical: Example, for option one, we're assuming all of the fighters magically getting a new taunt each, no questions asked.
 

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#17
How would altering the balance of 5 fighters take 5 months?

Personally, I'd just give more landing lag to :ultcloud::ultmarth:(:ultlucina:):ultpikachu:, then improve :ultbowserjr:'s Up-B for recovering and give :ultsamus:(:ultdarksamus:) a working jab, a kill confirm and call it a day.



If we're stuck waiting the next 119 days, then I guess further de-cloning :ultdoc::ultganondorf::ultisabelle::ultlucina::ultdaisy::ultpichu::ultdarkpit::ultchrom::ultrichter::ultdarksamus::ulttoonlink::ultyounglink: and have :ultluigi:'s new Zair actually grab the ledge.




IDK, I completely ignored the ruleset here. lol
 

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How would altering the balance of 5 fighters take 5 months?

Personally, I'd just give more landing lag to :ultcloud::ultmarth:(:ultlucina:):ultpikachu:, then improve :ultbowserjr:'s Up-B for recovering and give :ultsamus:(:ultdarksamus:) a working jab, a kill confirm and call it a day.



If we're stuck waiting the next 119 days, then I guess further de-cloning :ultdoc::ultganondorf::ultisabelle::ultlucina::ultdaisy::ultpichu::ultdarkpit::ultchrom::ultrichter::ultdarksamus::ulttoonlink::ultyounglink: and have :ultluigi:'s new Zair actually grab the ledge.




IDK, I completely ignored the ruleset here. lol
I like decloning. If that were an option I probably would have picked it. Also, let's only increase Marth's lag to give her some kind of edge.
 
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#19
I wouldn't delay Ultimate. Not because I think it's the infallibly perfect smash bros game imaginable, but because none of these options are something that's even on my mind. Why balance characters personally when there's a confirmed 1+ year of balance updates done for us using ranked matches as a basis rather than the aggregate of For Glory win rates? How come more returning modes and features aren't choices? Why does me messing up Smash 6 end up delaying this game as well? No logic there, especially giving every character a new taunt. You're crazy if you think that takes a day or a week to do.
 
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#20
As much as I would like :ultdoc: to be buffed and be top tier, I wouldn't wait 5 more months for that and I'd just hope they'd buff him through updates.

I would delay the game if there was an option to add in modes like break the targets, home run, and stage builder. Otherwise, no delay.
 

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#22
I'm not sure these options are all that balanced--76 new taunts in ONE day? They'd need a literal army of developers to pull that off!
 
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#23
See? This is how you convince me to consider delaying smash... I mean, there's no stage builder option, but **** it.

I voted for "One week delay for five more music tracks," specifically so that I could do this:

boom. bam. bop. bada bop boop. pow.


Checkmate, Square Enix. :troll:

I'd be lying if I said that "you design Smash 6" wasn't tempting as hell though.
 
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#24
I mean, if I personally get to decide on all the DLC, hell yeah I'll push it back a year and a half.

Those DLC characters will be there forever.
 
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