Check out King K. Rool, Chrom, and more in new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate footage

By on August 22, 2018 at 4:00 pm
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The months surrounding a Super Smash Bros. release are historically loud — fighting game players, Nintendo fans, and even followers of individual characters roar together in a chorus of anticipation. Yesterday, the fanfare surrounding Super Smash Bros. Ultimate grew a little bit louder, as new footage popped up on Nintendo’s social media.

First up, a tense 1v1 between King K. Rool and the (now returning) Snake:

Secondly, a hectic 2v2 between the protagonists of Fire Emblem: Awakening and the villains of Metroid:

Despite featuring item spawns for dramatic flair, these videos showcase how exciting Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be in a competitive setting. Harboring both energy and polish, as well as a ludicrous number of characters, Smash’s future has never looked brighter.

Source: Nintendo

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