Super Smash Bros Ultimate Fighters Pass 5 character has been announced today in the big Smash Direct.
Smash Bros director Masahiro Sakurai surprised everyone by announcing that Byleth from Fire Emblem Three Houses is the next DLC character.
It had widely been rumoured that Dante from Devil May Cry would be the next DLC fighter for Super Smash Bros Ultimate.
But fear not, Dante may still appear in the second season of Smash Bros Ultimatate content with Nintendo previously confirming more DLC is coming in the future.
The Super Smash Bros Ultimate Fighters Pass 5 release date was also announced during the big Direct announcement today.
Byleth from Fire Emblem Three Houses will be joining the Super Smash Bros Ultimate roster on January 29.
Byleth is the first character from Fire Emblem Three Houses to join the Smash Bros Ultimate fighters list.
Byleth, who is the main protagonist of Three Houses, joins an already strong list of fighters from the Fire Emblem series in SSBU.
Marth, Roy, Ike, Robin, Lucina, Corrin as well as Chrom all feature as playable characters in SSBU.
A new selection of Mii Fighter costumes coming to Smash Bros Ultimate were also revealed in the Smash Direct.
These new additions are Assassins Creed Altair, Rayman’s Rabbids, Megaman X, Meagan Battle Network and Cuphead.
The first details on the next Fighters Pass were also revealed in the Smash Direct.
It was revealed that Fighters Pass vol 2 will bring with it six more fighters to SSBU.
Details on who will be coming in the new Fighters Pass are yet to be announced.
It was revealed, however, that the bonus for getting Fighters Pass vol 2 will be a new Mii Fighter based on Zelda Breath of the Wild.
More to follow…