If you're new to fighting games, the term "neutral game" will be completely alien to you. But know this: it's essential to understand for all competitive fighting games, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is no different.

But Smash is a different breed of fighter. Here we'll break down everything you need to know about the neutral game, what it is, why you need it, and how it'll help you win.

We'll go over the neutral game in all the detail you could possibly want, so read on…

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