Persona 5’s Joker joins the battle in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on April 17 in North America and April 18 in Europe

Persona 5’s Joker “joins the battle” on April 17th. The announcement has some players discussing how the new character will measure up to existing ones and what ability Kirby will take from him.

Joker, the Mementos stage, update version 3.0 and more new content are coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate later today, April 17, in North America and on April 18 in Europe. Meanwhile, new Super Smash Bros. series amiibo for Pichu, standalone Pokémon Trainer and Isabelle will be available on July 26.

Check out the embedded video below for more details:

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – New Content Approaching – Nintendo Switch

New content approaches! Joker joins the playable roster, and updates in Ver. 3.0 include additional functionality, such as a stage builder, video editing, and Smash World integration.

Persona 5’s Joker joins the battle in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on April 18th!

Ready to steal the show? Joker will infiltrate the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster…April 18th!

As revealed in the above video presentation, Joker, his stage, Mementos, and new music tracks from the Persona series will all be included in Challenger Pack 1 as paid downloadable content.

This Challenger Pack is available to purchase individually or as part of the Fighters Pass, which not only grants you access to the leader of the Phantom Thieves himself, but a further four sets as soon as they’re released!*

New Mii Fighter costumes are also on the way as paid DLC, starting with costumes from the Persona and Sonic the Hedgehog series on April 18th.

And that’s not all! Stage Builder mode, a video editing feature and Smash World – a game-specific service in the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app** which lets you share stages, videos and more – are also arriving on April 18th in the free Version 3.0 software update***. Watch the video at the top of news to see Joker in action and catch up on the latest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate news.

Fighting fans can stay up to date by joining our Smash Bros. Facebook community or by following @NintendoUKVS on Twitter!

* All Challenger Packs will be distributed sequentially by February 2020.

**A compatible smartphone or tablet and internet connection required to use the Nintendo Switch Online app. Data charges may apply. A Nintendo Account and active Nintendo Switch Online paid membership is required to use the service. The service cannot be used by account users who are under 13 years old. To set restrictions for the Nintendo Switch Online app, please refer to your smartphone or tablet settings. The Nintendo Switch Parental Controls app does not include settings for the Nintendo Switch Online app.

***Software update required. Broadband internet connection required to download software updates. The registration and linkage of a Nintendo Account and acceptance of the Nintendo Account Agreement is required. The Nintendo Account Privacy Policy applies.

Source: @NintendoVS, @NintendoAmerica, and Nintendo UK

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