The hype is real as we are now officially one month out from everyone being able to get their hands on Super Smash Bros Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch. There are still a ton of characters that have yet to be announced, and fans are clamoring to know who will be next. Here are the new characters that were revealed during the direct:
- Ken Masters (Street Fighter series) [Echo fighter of Ryu]
- Incineroar (Pokemon)
- Piranha Plant (Mario)
A new game mode called Spirit Mode allows you to come up with some crazy combos for your characters. There will be a lot of new characters who will show up as spirits in this new game mode. You will be able to level up your fighters stats with Primary Spirits and Support Spirits lend additional skills. You can also acquire new spirits by fighting in Spirit Battles.
Nintendo has focused on online play a lot more in this iteration, and Ultimate will have plenty of preferred options to match you up with the best opponent. As you play the game you can raise your Global Smash Power to rise in the rankings. There will also be a replay mode so you can show off your skills.
There are a total of 59 assist trophies in the game, and unfortunately Shadow The Hedgehog looks like he will remain in this realm (sorry guys). New additions include:
- Isaac (Golden Sun)
- Spring Man (Arms)
- Yuri Kozukata (Fatal Frame)
- Black Knight (Fire Emblem)
- Thwomp (Mario)
- Wily Capsule (Mega Man)
- Flies & Hand (Mario Paint)
- Tiki (Fire Emblem)
- Vince (Art Academy)
- Guile (Street Fighter)
- Akira (Virtual Fighter)
Finally, there will be a season pass for $24.99 that will include all 5 sets of new fighters, stages, and music that will be released. All of the DLC sets will be finished by February 2020. Check out the entire Direct below #ICYMI
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