One cool witch is finally about to come to Super Smash Bros.
Bayonetta and Corrin from the upcoming Fire Emblem Fates will go live in Super Smash Bros. on Wednesday, according to Nintendo. The publisher revealed this release date for the last two downloadable characters for its four-player fighting game on Twitter — where it also confirmed that it will release the next wave of costumes for the player-designed Mii characters on the same day.
Smash Bros. is one of the most popular Nintendo games for the Wii U. The series has had a dedicated audience that has loyally followed the series since it originally debuted on the Nintendo 64 in 1999. The franchise is so important to Nintendo that a rumor has emerged that the company will have a Smash — likely a port of the Wii U version — ready for the release of its next home console. The title is also key for Nintendo because it has had some of the most extensive downloadable-content support, which greatly increases the average revenue each player spends on the game.
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) January 31, 2016
On top of that, Smash has turned into a way for Nintendo and its partners to both hype up other releases and to sell the physical Amiibo toys that connect to various Wii U and 3DS games. In this case, both Corrin and Bayonetta will get their own Amiibo variations. Nintendo will also release Fire Emblem Fates, a 3DS strategy game, later in February.