Did you miss a session from GamesBeat Summit 2022? All sessions are available to stream now. Watch now.


Nintendo revealed Super Smash Bros. Ultimate‘s final DLC character today. It’s Sora from Kingdom Hearts. He’ll be available on October 18.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate debuted in December 2018 and became a (sorry) smash hit for the Switch. It has sold 24.77 million copies as of June. After launch, Nintendo sold a Fighters Pass that gave access to five new characters. That did well enough that Nintendo planned a second Fighters Pass, this time with six new additions. Sora is the sixth and final character in the second Fighters Pass.

Sora has been one of the most requested character additions for Smash for decades. It once seemed like an unlikely dream, but Nintendo has been adding more and more characters from 3rd party franchises. This has included other Square Enix fighters like Cloud and Sephiroth from Final Fantasy and Hero from Dragon Quest. Sora is available in Smash in his original Kingdom Hearts costume as well as his outfits from Kingdom Hearts II, Dream Drop Distance, and Kingdom Hearts III. You can even play as his retro Disney design from Kingdom Hearts II’s Timeless River level.

He also comes with a new stage, Hollow Bastion, based on the stage of the same name from the first Kingdom Hearts. If you have save data for Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory on your Switch, you’ll unlock its unique version of “Dearly Beloved” as an extra song in Smash.

Event

MetaBeat 2022

MetaBeat will bring together metaverse thought leaders to give guidance on how metaverse technology will transform the way all industries communicate and do business on October 3-4 in San Francisco, CA.

Learn More

Ultimate will also be getting new Mii Fighter costumes based on Splatoon and Doom. They’ll also be available on October 18.

GamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. Learn more about membership.

Author
Topics