The creator of the Super Smash Bros. franchise, Masahiro Sakurai, has teased his work on a brand-new fighter for Smash Ultimate throughout a company match at Famitsu. It’s onerous to imagine that one other fighter is being added to Ultimate so quickly when contemplating that Fatal Fury‘s Terry Bogard solely simply joined the fray a couple of weeks in the past. Still, players have identified for a while that the plan has lengthy been to continue to grow Nintendo’s smash-hit combating sport with further DLC.
Thus far, followers have been handled to all the pieces from Persona 5‘s Joker to the jaw-droppingly superior addition of Banjo and Kazooie to Smash Bros. Ultimate. There have been so many implausible newcomers and refinements made to the sport that it is unsurprising to see that Smash Ultimate is now nominated for Game of the Year at The Game Awards 2019. Of course, Nintendo nonetheless has large plans to proceed rolling out DLC for the title.
Now, collection creator Masahiro Sakurai is teasing his work on a brand new character. At least, he referred to have simply returned from engaged on one throughout a current company Smash Bros. Ultimate occasion hosted by Famitsu. According to a translation from Japanese Nintendo, Sakurai did not point out an excessive amount of exterior of the slight tease, merely stating “Today I additionally made issues within the firm, equivalent to a fighter whom hasn’t been identified by everyone but. And I got here right here after the work has ended.”
It sounds as if the work on this unknown fighter has accomplished, though it is potential that the interpretation signifies that Sakurai had solely simply accomplished work on the character for the day. Truth be instructed, these types of errors are commonplace in translations, so it is onerous to find out what Sakurai means by hook or by crook. Even then, it is identified new character might be revealed within the close to future as a result of the truth that the continuing Fighters Pass has an finish date of February 2020.
Some followers might have a couple of guesses as to who the brand new fighter is, particularly within the wake of a Smash Ultimate Mii costume leak which seemingly outed two forthcoming characters. Given that Sakurai desires to proceed making Smash Bros Ultimate DLC for so long as potential, there isn’t any telling who may be part of the combat subsequent. Many followers are nonetheless holding out hope for his or her favourite gaming characters to make the lower, however solely time will inform who might be debuting subsequent.
Given the sport’s current GotY nom, 2019’s The Game Awards looks as if a fairly protected wager for a Smashing reveal.
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is at present obtainable for Nintendo Switch consoles.
Source: Japanese Nintendo