66 Things We Learned About Super Smash Bros. Ultimate From The Latest Nintendo Direct

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Nintendo revealed a lot of new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate details this morning. Here is the full round-up of what we learned.

  • King K. Rool from Donkey Kong Country will be a fighter in the game.
  • Dracula's Castle is a new stage and it will include bosses and items from the Castlevania series.
  • 34 music tracks from Castlevania are being produced for the game.
  • Great Bay from The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask will be a stage in the game.
  • Shadow Moses from Metal Gear Solid will be a stage in the game.
  • Living Room from Nintendogs will be a stage in the game.
  • Gaur Plains from Xenoblade Chronicles will be a stage in the game.
  • Figure-8 Circuit from Mario Kart will be a stage in the game.
  • Flat Zone X from Game & Watch will be a stage in the game.
  • Pokémon Stadium will be a stage in the game.
  • Garden of Hope from Pikmin will be a stage in the game.
  • Brinstar Depths from Metroid will be a stage in the game.
  • Summit from Ice Climber will be a stage in the game.
  • Unova Pokémon League will be a stage in the game.
  • Magicant from Earthbound/Mother 2 will be a stage in the game.
  • Gamer from Game & Wario will be a stage in the game.
  • Final Destination (surprise!) will be a stage in the game.
  • New Donk City from Super Mario Odyssey will be a stage in the game.
  • There will be 103 stages in the game.
  • There will be an option to make stages change in the middle of a fight.
  • There will be more than 800 music tracks in the game.
  • Including menu music and other assorted sound cues, that number bumps up to over 900.
  • There will be 28 hours of music in the game.
  • A sound test will be available and usable with the screen turned off in handheld mode.
  • You select rules first, then stage, then fighters.
  • Stamina battle will now be treated as one of the standard modes.
  • In sudden death, the camera now moves in to make everything more intense.
  • You can select the option for everyone's Final Smash to be connected to a charge meter, but players will not be able to execute Final Smashes simultaneously.
  • There will be a mode that eliminates players as selectable fighters as you move through matches.
  • There will be built-in tournament options.
  • Training mode will have an exclusive stage that will feature lots of additional details about what is happening, like meters that show where fighters will potentially land at different hit percentages.
  • Single-player mode is called Classic Mode and it will feature specific fights and stages for each fighter.
  • There is a new item that looks like a gun but fires a single bullet.
  • There is a new sword item called the killing edge.
  • There is a new type of bomb item.
  • Death's Scythe is a new item and it will deliver an instant K.O..
  • There is a staff that shoots magic that will do more damage the farther away it is.
  • There is an evil mushroom that will reverse your opponent's controls.
  • The Rage Blaster will do more damage depending on your damage percentage.
  • Alolan Exeggutor is now a Pokémon in the game. You can climb it.
  • Abra is now a Pokémon in the game. It creates a black hole.
  • Solgaleo is now a Pokémon in the game.
  • Lunala is now a Pokémon in the game.
  • Mimikyu is now a Pokémon in the game. He eats people.
  • Pyukumuku is now a Pokémon in the game.
  • Vulpix and Alolan Vilpix are now Pokémon in the game. One has a fire attack, one has ice.
  • Marshadow is now a Pokémon in the game.
  • Ditto is now a Pokémon in the game. It copies other fighters and takes their form.
  • Alucard from Castlevania is now an an Assist Trophy.
  • Zero from Mega Man X is now an Assist Trophy.
  • Knuckles from Sonic the Hedgehog is now an Assist Trophy.
  • Krystal from Star Fox Adventures is now an Assist Trophy.
  • Klaptrap from Donkey Kong Country is now an Assist Trophy.
  • Kapp'n from Animal Crossing is now an Assist Trophy.
  • Chef Kawasaki from Kirby is now an Assist Trophy.
  • Gray Fox from Metal Gear Solid returns from Brawl to be an Assist Trophy.
  • Nikki from Swapdoodle is now an Assist Trophy.
  • Shovel Knight is now an Assist Trophy.
  • The moon from The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask is now an Assist Trophy.
  • Rathalos from Monster Hunter is a boss and an Assist Trophy in the game.
  • The main menu will let you access a dashboard of options by hitting the ZR button.
  • A new mode was teased on the main menu, but it was mosaic-ed out and director Masahiro Sakurai said they couldn't talk about it yet.

For more on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, you can read an interview with Nintendo about the game here.

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