E3 2018: All in: every fighter returning for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate; releasing in December | Broken Joysticks

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E3 2018: All in: every fighter returning for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate; releasing in December

Nintendo opened its activities for E3 2018 with a smash. The anchor for the Nintendo Direct was new information about the upcoming Smash title, which has a name – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Showing world-first footage of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Nintendo shared details about the latest entry in the series. A new game built for the Nintendo Switch system, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate lets up to eight players square off in action-packed battles that are all about smashing beloved video game characters off the screen.

“At E3, we’re showing how Nintendo Switch continues to redefine play, with the broadest range of games people can enjoy together anytime, anywhere,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America’s President and COO. “Fans who’ve debated which Super Smash Bros. fighter is the best now have the chance to settle their differences once and for all, pitting familiar faces against fresh challengers on stages both new and old.”

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will include every single fighter ever featured in the series’ nearly two-decade run, making it one of the biggest crossover events in gaming history. Fans can enjoy returning favorites like Ice Climbers and Pokémon Trainer, as well as newly announced fighters like Ridley from the Metroid series and Inkling from the Splatoon series. The game supports a variety of controller options, including Nintendo GameCube controllers (original or newly designed), Joy-Con controllers or the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller. With Nintendo Switch, players can throw down whenever and wherever they like in Handheld or Tabletop mode while enjoying online play.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate combines many stages and new items, with gameplay that makes it easy for players of all skill levels to jump in. 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.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is set to launch on December 7th, exclusively for Nintendo Switch.

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