Nintendo Announces New Amiibo, Limited Edition Smash Bros Ultimate

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Returns with Castlevania's Simon Belmont and Way More Info

Watch Nintendo’s ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Direct live stream right here

Ultimate and there was a lot of information reveals at a rapid pace. You can pre-order the GameCube controllers now from Amazon for $30 United States dollars, and if you're not planning to get the limited edition bundle, you can also pre-order an adapter. Both characters will be available as part of the game's burgeoning roster, and playable alongside previously-announced Echo fighter Richter Belmont. Ultimate all launching within three months of one another.

Smashdown mode is a new mode that removes characters from the selection as they are chosen for battle. There's also a new Stage Morph option where you chose two stages so your match alternates between them during the fight.

For fans that want it all, My Music lets players select specific music tracks for each stage. There's a new sound test option where all the songs are grouped by series. GameCube controller, and an adapter so you can use the controller (plus any other GameCube controllers you might have) with the Switch. Ultimate. But fans are showing concern because it came at a great cost - the "death" of beloved Mario universe character Luigi.

Classic mode returns in Super Smash Bros.

Stamina battle is a full mode, joining time and stock.

After players throw a Poké Ball in the game, many new and returning Pokémon may appear to assist in battle. We haven't had one of those since The Subspace Emissary in Super Smash Bros. When playing in Handheld mode, music can be played even while the Nintendo Switch screen is turned off, turning the system into its own portable music player. This elimination-style mode will create a dwindling roster of characters, and will encourage players to have to try out characters that may not quite be their mains to succeed against their adversary. Ultimate's Training mode will come with a grid overlay, allowing you to easily determine ranges on abilities.

The latest Nintendo Direct has landed, delivering a whole boatload of new Smash Bros. It is blurred out in the first image of the game's menu UI, but more will be revealed in the near future. His Final Smash, "Grand Cross", is a flashy super befitting of such an iconic character.

Details about King K. Rool's moves have yet to be revealed. Stay tuned to Shacknews for additional updates.

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