Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Ver 3.1.0 update was announced on May 27th, 2019 by Nintendo’s eSports Twitter, Nintendo Versus.
The Ver 3.1.0 update was confirmed to have balance changes for the fighters and is slated to come out some time this week. The balance changes will make replays from Ver 3.0.0 incompatible with Ver 3.1.0, so if you want to keep your replays it’s recommended to convert them to videos as soon as possible.
This is the third update for Smash Ultimate that changes the second number in the version name. The previous two updates that changed the second number were also balance patches while none of the ones that changed the third number altered the balance. This likely means that updates which look like "Ver 0.X.0" will be balance updates and ones like "Ver 0.0.X" are not balance updates.
Ver 3.1.0 of Super #SmashBrosUltimate is coming this week! This update will include fighter adjustments, meaning replay data from previous versions will be incompatible. Convert your replays by going to Vault -> Replays -> Replay Data -> Convert to Video, before updating. pic.twitter.com/3IUqibNCD3— Nintendo Versus (@NintendoVS) May 28, 2019
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