Nintendo announces final two characters of 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'

Emmett Rice
November 2, 2018

You may have caught the premiere of the new World of Light Adventure Mode trailer for Super Smash Bros. So let's see what we're in for.

Ken will be acting as an echo fighter for Ryu and Incineroar will be his own character with a boatload of wrestling moves in his arsenal.

There's still hope for some fan favourites to appear in the game though as Nintendo announced that they will shortly begin work on new (i.e. not echo fighters) characters to be released as paid-for DLC. Ultimate. Instead, the matchmaking will rely on preferred rules, your global smash power, and your proximity to other players.

Ken Masters is joining Super Smash Bros.

The ultimate message seems to be that not only are these spirits going to be crucial, some of the combinations could be hugely powerful, and it's going to open up some really deep meta play for the hardcore. All current Super Smash Bros. series amiibo figures are compatible with the game, and any fighter's amiibo figure from other series will also be supported. You can team up with another person on the same Nintendo Switch for co-op matches online against other two-player teams. Ultimate voice chat. There will also be an exclusive service called Smash World, starting in 2019.

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Check out all of today's Assist Trophy reveals in the video above!

The Mii Fighter gets some brand new outfits to use, too, with a Splatoon set, an Arms set, a Chibi Robo costume, a Toy-Con set, and a Ray MkIII one all shown. Each piece of DLC will come with a song, character, and stage for $5.99.

Nintendo also promised future expansions of more characters through downloadable fighter passes.

The first of the DLC roster additions is the Piranha Plant, who will be free shortly after launch.

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