Super Smash Bros. fans! You may have already heard that a new fighter has been introduced to the battle, but here is a break down of the change coming to the Nintendo Switch system.
Nintendo has unveiled that Joker from Persona 5 is the new playable fighter. Even more exciting news.... the Mementos stage and several Persona series music tracks will be coming to the game.
The change came April 17 for players who own the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass or purchase Challenger Pack 1.
Nintendo also adds, the free Version 3.0 update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (April 17) will introduce a new Stage Builder feature!
On their website, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Nick Chavez says: “As the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game of all time and the fastest-selling game ever released in the Super Smash Bros.series, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate continues to deliver a seismic collision of the biggest cast of iconic video game characters ever assembled in one game. Through both free content updates and paid DLC, like Joker from Persona 5, we’re able to keep making the game bigger and better with new experiences for Super Smash Bros. players to enjoy for a long time to come.”
Additional information after downloading the free Version 3.0 update:
The Challenger Pack 1 containing Joker, the Mementos stage and Persona series music can be purchased for $5.99, but players can also purchase the Fighters Pass at a suggested retail price of $24.99, giving them access to Joker and the other upcoming four Challenger Packs as they release. All content in the Version 3.0 update of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be available for free
Watch Nintendo's video for their new changes below: