Nintendo broadcast its finalepresentation on Oct. 5, and the feed contained major announcements. The big reveal was the game’s last DLC fighter, , but we also got a first look at the latest wave of Mii Fighter costumes and learned that three Kingdom Hearts games are on their way to Nintendo Switch via cloud streaming. Here’s a recap of all the biggest news from Smash Bros.’s presentation.
Smash Bros. Final DLC Stream Ultimate
If you missed the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as it happened, you can watch the full 40 minute presentation below.
The main news from the stream is that Sora is coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as the game’s last DLC fighter. The Kingdom Hearts protagonist joins the roster on October 18th. Those who purchased the Fighters Pass Vol. 2 will receive Sora at no additional cost, but anyone can pick up their individual challenger pack, which also includes their backing stage, music tracks, and the new Spirit Board, for $ 6.
According to the director of Smash Bros. Masahiro Sakurai, Sora was the most requested character in the Smash Bros. challengers poll. that Nintendo hosted in 2015. Sakurai says Sora’s move set is largely based on the original Kingdom Hearts, and he excels in aerial combat. . Along with Sora, Nintendo is adding the Hollow Bastion scene, which includes the following nine tracks from the Kingdom Hearts series:
- Night of fate
- Force of fate
- Wrap a black cloud
- Blast Away -Gummi Ship II-
- Hollow Bastion
- Scherzo di Notte
- Fragments of grief
Mii fighter costumes
In addition to Sora, Nintendo is releasing a final wave of Mii Fighter costumes for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This bundle includes two Splatoon-themed headgear – an Octoling Wig and Judd Hat – as well as a Doom Slayer costume for Mii Gunners. Each outfit costs 75 cents and will be available from October 18.
Kingdom Hearts on Switch
In addition to giving fans a first look at Sora, Sakurai also revealed that three Kingdom Hearts games will be coming to Nintendo Switch via cloud streaming soon. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMix, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue and Kingdom Hearts III will all be playable on the system. An exact release date will be announced later.
Finally, Sakurai shared some more information about the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Amiibo. This spring, Nintendo will release the Amiibo figures from Min Min as well as Steve and Alex from Minecraft. Sakurai has also confirmed that Sephiroth, Pyra, Mythra, and Kazuya Amiibo are also planned, although these do not yet have an exit window.