Super Smash Bros. Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai has confirmed some disappointing news. In his recent Famitsu column, Sakurai talked about a number of things related to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, especially Kazuya Mishima, a Tekken character, and the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC character. Kazuya is set to be the game’s penultimate DLC character. After Kazuya, another character is released and Challenger Pack # 2 is completed. Many Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fans on the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite are working on a new challenge package after this, but Sakurai has repeated that this does not happen.
In the column, Sakurai does not tease who this final character is, but he confirms that they really will be the final DLC character, which probably means support for the game beyond a strange update or two will probably also come to an end the game̵
Sakurai mentions again that there is only one character left !! This is the end: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be complete. pic.twitter.com/bby4Ybx22T
– Kody NOKOLO (@KodyNOKOLO) July 8, 2021
That said, it is worth noting that all of this comes via translation, which means it must be taken with a grain of salt. While Sakurai is quite clear and punctual about all of this, it does not change the fact that sometimes meaning and vital context are lost through translation.
As for who the final DLC character will be, we do not know. Names like Doomslayer, Master Chief, Lloyd Irving, Sora, Crash Bandicoot, Ryu Hayabusa and more have been tossed around by rumors, but so far none of these rumors have been substantiated or validated in any meaningful way. And of course, everyone has their choices, including us.
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