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The initial fighter roster and official name of the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game for Nintendo Switch have been revealed. Now known as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the brawler will use the history of the franchise to make up its character options, as well as a long-awaited addition. The brawler will officially launch on December 7th.

During Nintendo’s E3 Direct, it was announced that every fighter in the series’ history, whether initially released as DLC or were included at the launch of a game, will be available in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. That means characters like Snake, Ice Climbers, Sonic, and more will be available. Also, Metroid’s Ridley will officially be a playable character.

For a full list of the fighters, check out the list below.

Mario, Samus, Kirby, Bowser, Link (Breath of the Wild), Donkey Kong, Fox, Marth, Zelda (A Link Between Worlds), Sheik, Villager, Mewtwo, Meta Knight, Sonic, Peach, Pikachu, Ice Climbers, Inlking, Captain Falcon, Zero Suit Samus, Pokémon Trainer, Lucas, Ness, Ryu, Ganandorf (Ocarina of Time), Ike, Cloud, Snake, Jigglypuff, Pichu, Roy, Olimar, Lucario, Lucina, Robin, Bayonetta, Mr. Game & Watch, Greninja, Rob, Duck Hunt, Pit, Dark Pit, Palutina, Corrin, Bowser Jr., Toon Link, Young Link, Rosalina, King Dedede, Wario, Little Mac, Pac-Man, Shulk, Wolf, Mega Man, Luigi, Yoshi, the three Mii Fighers, and Ridley.

Other fan-favorite features will return, including eight-player battles, Final Smash moves, and more. Most fighters will have new Final Smashes and game-themed Assist Trophies. Even Super Mario’s Daisy will be playable as an Echo Fighter for Peach. To see the entire full-length reveal trailer for the fighter roster, check out the video below.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will launch for Nintendo Switch on December 7th.

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Evan has been loving games since he could hold a controller. When not replaying Megaman X or Castlevania: Symphony of the Night for the 100th time, he also has been writing about entertainment, from horror movie reviews for Bloody Good Horror to TV recaps and general news for Entertainment Weekly, and now all things gaming. Say hello on Twitter at @EvanSlead.

Super Smash Bros for Switch reveals its fighter roster, release date

Nintendo has revealed all of the fighters headed to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

By Evan Slead | 06/12/2018 09:43 AM PT | Updated 06/12/2018 09:51 AM PT

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The initial fighter roster and official name of the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game for Nintendo Switch have been revealed. Now known as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the brawler will use the history of the franchise to make up its character options, as well as a long-awaited addition. The brawler will officially launch on December 7th.

During Nintendo’s E3 Direct, it was announced that every fighter in the series’ history, whether initially released as DLC or were included at the launch of a game, will be available in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. That means characters like Snake, Ice Climbers, Sonic, and more will be available. Also, Metroid’s Ridley will officially be a playable character.

For a full list of the fighters, check out the list below.

Mario, Samus, Kirby, Bowser, Link (Breath of the Wild), Donkey Kong, Fox, Marth, Zelda (A Link Between Worlds), Sheik, Villager, Mewtwo, Meta Knight, Sonic, Peach, Pikachu, Ice Climbers, Inlking, Captain Falcon, Zero Suit Samus, Pokémon Trainer, Lucas, Ness, Ryu, Ganandorf (Ocarina of Time), Ike, Cloud, Snake, Jigglypuff, Pichu, Roy, Olimar, Lucario, Lucina, Robin, Bayonetta, Mr. Game & Watch, Greninja, Rob, Duck Hunt, Pit, Dark Pit, Palutina, Corrin, Bowser Jr., Toon Link, Young Link, Rosalina, King Dedede, Wario, Little Mac, Pac-Man, Shulk, Wolf, Mega Man, Luigi, Yoshi, the three Mii Fighers, and Ridley.

Other fan-favorite features will return, including eight-player battles, Final Smash moves, and more. Most fighters will have new Final Smashes and game-themed Assist Trophies. Even Super Mario’s Daisy will be playable as an Echo Fighter for Peach. To see the entire full-length reveal trailer for the fighter roster, check out the video below.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will launch for Nintendo Switch on December 7th.

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About Evan Slead

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Evan has been loving games since he could hold a controller. When not replaying Megaman X or Castlevania: Symphony of the Night for the 100th time, he also has been writing about entertainment, from horror movie reviews for Bloody Good Horror to TV recaps and general news for Entertainment Weekly, and now all things gaming. Say hello on Twitter at @EvanSlead.