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Expect to see some new characters added to the Smash Bros. Ultimate roster.                  Nintendo

Expect to see some new characters added to the Smash Bros. Ultimate roster. Nintendo

Nintendo stated that it is aiming to have Piranha Plant available "around February 2019", as a new amiibo figure based on the Super Mario Bros. character will be released on February 15, 2019. Additionally, a new trailer of the game was released, showcasing a hint of the backstory for the game's new story mode dubbed, "World of Light". Ultimate fans will likely agree, today's Nintendo Direct for the forthcoming fighting game was chock full of information, with one of the bigger announcements being the confirmation of Pokemon's Incineroar and Street Fighter's Ken as playable characters.

Additionally, a featured song as well as an overview of the world map of the game are highlighted.

Nintendo posted the following details about the characters to Twitter during the announcement livestream. It also announced Spirits would replace collectible trophies.

However, that's not all they have planned with characters. People were anxious that Ultimate was "just a port" but this is looking like the biggest Smash game yet by a huge margin: and I'm not even factoring the roster in at this point.

The game is due out on the Nintendo Switch on December 7.




Each fighter can equip one Primary Spirit, which enhances stats.

Ken will be an echo fighter, meaning most of his moves and animations will mirror Ryu's. Ultimate. Instead, the matchmaking will rely on preferred rules, your global smash power, and your proximity to other players.

We also hope to learn more about the Spirits mode that Nintendo hinted at in its last Direct.

And of course, there was a spot for a Piranha Plant and Waluigi mention, just because.

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