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Smash Bros Ultimate Direct Recap

09 August 2018, 03:25 | Megan Pierce

Nintendo Direct

Nintendo Direct

This announcement follows the Super Smash Bros. If enabled, players can charge their Final Smash Meter over the course of a battle.

The My Music mode has been expanded to allow any music from the game series to be used on a thematic stage (eg: any Zelda theme can be used on Hyrule Castle). Ultimate all launching within three months of one another. The fan-favorite Alucard will also appear as an Assist Trophy. Ultimate was the addition of King K. Rool as a playable character. He attacks with a blunderbuss that can fire cannonballs at opponents, and throws his crown, which acts like a boomerang. The classic Pokemon Stadium, Unova Pokemon League, Garden of Hope, Brinstar Depths, Summit, Magicant, Gamer, and Final Destination stages were all confirmed to be returning. Besides a new stage based on an actual grid that helps measure distance, it can also transition into a Battlefield-style stage complete with platforms. N64 stages will look true to their original form. Ultimate, series director Masahiro Sakurai gave some more in-depth details on some of the new modes and gameplay options that players will be able to try out in the anticipated fighting game.

Music: Smash Bros. Ultimate will include over 800 tracks, which add up to over 28 hours of music. When it comes to choosing music, the library you have available will be tied to the stage and the franchise it comes from.

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New Modes: A number of new competitive options were also revealed, including...

Squad Strike: A team battle mode similar to what's actually found in Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition. Rathalos is the first character in Smash history that can show up as both an assist trophy and a boss character in single-player modes. If you missed it, here's a breakdown of the latest reveals for the new game. A new feature allows players to simply plug their headphones in while in handheld mode, pick your own playlist, and groove the day away (which is the technical term for listening to Nintendo soundtracks). We think they have something big lined up.



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