Kingdom Hearts’ Sora is the final ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ fighter

Nintendo has finalized the  roster with the reveal of one last DLC fighter. Director Masahiro Sakurai revealed that Sora from Kingdom Hearts is joining the ranks. Sora is nimble and a skilled airborne fighter, but he’s very light, so it’s easy to launch him. His special abilities include fire, lightning and ice magic attacks and a vertical spiral move that’s a bit like Link’s spin attack.

Before the stream, Sakurai noted on Twitter (per Google Translate) that “new fighter may be a character you don’t know.” That dashed many fans’ hopes that the fighter would be Waluigi or, as was previously rumored, Master Chief from Halo, though Sora isn’t exactly an unknown quantity. The final Mii Costumes, which will be available on October 18th, are Doom Slayer (from Doom, naturally) and Octoling and Judd from Splatoon.

The last added fighter is the 82nd playable character to join the lineup since SSBU arrived in December 2018. The other members of the $30 Fighters Pass Vol. 2 bundle are , , , from Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and , a staple of the Tekken series. Nintendo has brought together characters from a vast number of franchises in SSBU, including Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Pokémon, Bayonetta, Persona and Street Fighter.

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