North American gamers are now less than a month away from enjoying Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, the hotly anticipated fourth home console entry in the brawling series. While it hits that region on 21st November, European gamers thought they'd have to wait an additional torturous two weeks; thankfully there's been a change of plan.

Nintendo of Europe has confirmed that the latest Smash Bros. will now arrive in Europe one week earlier on 28th November, now just seven days after the North American release.

The title's still slated for Japan on 6th December, making the releases neatly staggered at weakly intervals. One theory for the delay is with the online servers, as Nintendo potentially wanted to avoid all fans jumping online at once and potentially prompting server crashes. Whatever the case, it's happy news for European Wii U owners.

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