How To Switch Between Normal and Omega Stages in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Published on December 17th, 2018 by Gervais D.

Something easy to miss when playing against others (CPUs / friends / random players online) is switching between normal, battlefield and omega stages in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This guide points you in the right direction to do it.

This guide helps you to:

  • Part 1: understand what omega stages are.
  • Part 2: learn how to switch between stage modes.

What are Omega Stages in Smash

Omega stages in Smash are flat surfaced stages with no hazards (eg. things do not stay still as time progresses during a battle). The screenshot below shows you an example of an omega stage.

Omega stage in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

A battlefield stage is similar to an omega stage, however, it has three areas to stand from above.

How To Switch Between Normal and Omega Stages

From the stage selection screen (as seen in the screenshot below), hover your cursor to the “Normal” text and press the A button to switch to ‘Battlefield’. Press the A button once more to switch to ‘Omega’.

Map selection in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Competitive players prefer to use battlefield and omega stages while playing against other Smash players. In addition, there is less lag (if there is any at all) when playing with randoms/friends over WiFi in battlefield and omega stage modes.

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About Gervais D.

Gervais laughs at a difficult RPG while it takes its last breath as he conquers it. He's been gaming since the NES and loves to relax at the beach.