Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Will Feature A Single-Player Classic Mode

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Returns with Castlevania's Simon Belmont and Way More Info

Chrom will be the Echo Fighter for Roy, Dark Samus will be modeled after Samus, and Richter Belmont will take after Simon. She floats a little, and has an amazingly detailed skin. Towards the very end of the presentation, Sakurai gave us a look at the game's main menu screen. His announcement marks the addition of another heavy character, joining the likes of Bowser and King DDD. Another new stage is New Donk City Hall, which is based on the location from Super Mario Odyssey.

A new third party franchise seems to be coming to Smash Bros., but don't read on if you don't want today's Nintendo Direct spoiled...

N64 version stages were created to keep the old school style. You can disable all stage hazards if you like, or select two stages before a match that will unpredictably "morph" into each other.

Around 900 songs, or 28 hours of music, are a part of this game's massive library. Well that's what makes Ditto's inclusion in Super Smash Bros.

You can choose to turn on a chargeable Smash Ball meter that will unleash weaker final smashes upon filling.

A Squad Strike mode will allow players to do battle in 5 vs 5 or 3 vs 3 formats, and as always all game play options can be enjoyed on-the-go. This mode favors players who are skilled with multiple fighters and encourages others to diversify their rosters. Ultimate Limited Edition? How about the new amiibo?

There was a blurred icon on the first page of the main menu, with a goal to be revealed later.

A new item is the banana gun, which looks like a normal banana, except that it can shoot one powerful bullet.

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Ramblin' Evil Mushroom reverses the opponent's controls. Rage Blaster gets stronger the more rage, or damage, that you have.

Alolan Exeggutor, Abra, Solgaleo, Lunala, Mimikyu, Pyukumuku, Vulpix (both regular and Alolan) forms, Morelull, and Ditto are new Pokemon. Knuckles, everyone's favorite red echidna, will feature as an assist trophy, along with Zero from Mega Man X, Shovel Knight, and Alucard.

Just as well, we'll see a new batch of Assist Trophies added in Ultimate too.

Smashdown mode is a new mode that removes characters from the selection as they are chosen for battle. Rather than a general Direct that covers a variety of topics, this one is focused on one big one: Super Smash Bros.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be released December 7 on Switch.

The Smash Ultimate version of the GameCube controller is $30 by itself, and it costs and extra $20 to get the adapter that allows for up to four GameCube controllers to be used with the Switch at once.

Smash Ultimate's E3 offering unveiled Splatoon-shooters the Inklings and Metroid's long-awaited bad-ass boss Ridley as additions to the roster.

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