Ryu from Street Fighter and Roy from Fire Emblem are the latest to join Super Smash Bros. Nintendo announced.
From the gameplay reveal video, Ryu looks like a bunch of fun to play! Looks like I’ll have to play around with both characters to see which one I’ll actually like more.
As was rumored yesterday, Roy from Fire Emblem and Ryu from Street Fighter will be among characters coming to Super Smash Bros., Nintendo said this morning in a pre-E3 event.
Roy and Ryu are available now, along with Lucas. Roy and Lucas are available separately for $3.99 on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, or $4.99 on both. Ryu, meanwhile, also includes Suzaku Castle as a fighting stage on both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS; Ryu and his stage are available for $5.99, or for $6.99 for both systems.
Ryu’s moves have been updated for the game, but he will have some classic attacks as well, such as Shoryuken. The update will also feature themes for Ryu and Ken, remixed for the game with alternate versions as the round approaches the end.
The update mistakenly pushed out early, but before Nintendo could remove it, data-miners plowed it for new features and details, discovering Roy and Ryu. Sound files that leaked back in April also pointed to those two characters’ inclusion.
Nintendo added that the game is getting new stages, including Dream Land. More stages from the original Super Smash Bros. game, including Hyrule Castle, are also coming. A Miiverse stage is heading to Wii U and will be free, while other stages will be available for $1.99, or as a pack for both systems for $2.99.
The update includes a wave of Mii fighter costumes, including Mega Man, Isabelle from Animal Crossing and Splatoon’s inlkings. Heihachi Mishima, one of the main characters of the Tekken series, will also be available as a Mii fighter, complete with his distinctive pointy hairdo.