Super Smash Bros. Ultimate X Castlevania, King K. Rool, new features, Assist Trophies, and much more revealed for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

By on August 8, 2018 at 8:11 am
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Nintendo unpacks a ton of new goodies coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate!

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Nintendo did not hold back on the reveals this morning in their Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct. They showed off a lot of new content heading to their upcoming platform fighter:

  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate X Castlevania! Simon Belmont revealed as a playable character, with Richter Belmont as an Echo Fighter; Dracula’s Castle stage (complete with Dracula); as well as new items based on the Castlevania series and Alucard as an Assist Trophy. There will be 34 tracks of Castlevania music included!
  • New Echo Fighters: Dark Samus from Metroid Prime 2 and Chrom from Fire Emblem: Awakening have joined the roster.
  • King K. Rool from the Donkey Kong Country series revealed as a playable fighter!

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  • Lots of new Assist Trophies including Metal Gear Solid‘s Gray Fox, Knuckles, Zero from the Mega Man X series, Shovel Knight, and many new Pokémon.
  • Rathalos from Capcom’s Monster Hunter series appears as both a boss and an Assist Trophy!

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  • The stage count has reached 103, with over 800 music tracks!
  • New features for rules settings, and a new mode that is yet to be revealed.

There is a lot to see, so check out the full half-hour Direct below.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will arrive on the Nintendo Switch on December 7!

Source: Nintendo Editor-in-Chief. Street Fighterin' since there was only a "II" in the title.