Simon Belmont And Richter Belmont From Castlevania Join Super Smash Bros Ultimate

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

Days earlier, Super Smash Bros. fans got an announcement of a new Nintendo Direct primarily focused on Ultimate.

Here's the breakdown of all the new additions if you missed the livestream. Finally, King K.Rool from Donkey Kong will also be part of the character roster. Nintendo and series creator Masahiro Sakurai managed to pack a lot into its relatively short running time, covering everything from new stages and characters to new assist trophies and game modes.

From there we also got to see New Donk City Hall in motion for the first time, taking fighters on a ride up the tallest building in town. Could there perhaps still be hope for him as a playable fighter? He'll utilize a blunderbuss to fire cannonballs at unsuspecting enemies, and throw his crown as a projectile. Ultimate character announcement, however. Ultimate will come with a Nintendo Switch-compatible GameCube controller.

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Previously it was suggested that despite including every character from the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate have move sets based on other fighters, but a different visual appearance.

Dark Samus of the Metroid Prime series will be an echo fighter as well. Echo fighters can be displayed as separate fighters on the character select screen or stacked on top of the character they are echoing. It's up to players to decide how they want them displayed.

Two of the most fearsome members of Castlevania's Belmont clan are coming to Super Smash Bros.

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Simon's signature stage is Dracula's Castle, which includes cameos from all the series' most iconic bosses, including, naturally enough, Dracula himself. Players will have 28 hours worth of music tracks to pick from, but you won't be able to play just any theme music on any stage.

Simon and Richter Belmont stake their claim on Smash Bros. Ultimate, the latest Nintendo offering in the series.

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