11 December 2020 14:35
Nintendo has revealed that the next fighter coming to Super Smash Bros Ultimate as DLC will be Final Fantasy VII antagonist Sephiroth. The news was announced in a trailer during last night's Game Awards as previously promised, and revealed that Cloud's nemesis with appropriate fanfare as he sets right to attacking the Smash cast and Cloud himself. Nintendo confirmed that they'll be revealing more about his moveset and abilities in a livestream to take place on December 17, where they'll also be confirming the release date; but don't expect to have to wait long as the company has said it'll be later this month. Sephiroth will land in Super Smash Bros Ultimate separately and as the third character in the game's Fighters Pass Volume 2, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch. With Sephiroth being unveiled for Super Smash Bros.
Ultimate just last night, there's one question on everyone's lips: what would Kirby look like if he inhaled Sephiroth? Good thing artists around the world are incredibly quick at drawing, providing us with an idea of what Kirby would look like in Super Smash Bros. Kirby mains the moment Sephiroth is released this month #SmashBrosUltimate pic.twitter.com/UBVvsCDsXRDecember 11, 2020 I do wonder if Kirby will get Sephiroth's fantastic hair when he swallows the Final Fantasy 7 villain whole. The pink blob usually gets other character's head gear, like Terry Bogard's hat, when he swallows them, so it'd make sense for Kirby to take on Sephiroth's luscious locks. Kirby mains when sephiroth drops #SmashBrosUltimate pic.twitter.com/ltwltevMKfDecember 11, 2020 You can check out the full reveal trailer for Sephiroth in Super Smash Bros.
For our complete tier list of the best characters to play as in Nintendo's fighting game, head over to our Super Smash Bros. Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate remains one of the hottest crossover fighting games since releasing over two years ago. Developed by Bandai Namco Studios, the video game is also among the best selling titles on the Nintendo Switch and it continues to draw new takers for constantly adding new features and content. Apart from offering unique mechanics and a smooth gameplay experience, the video game also constantly adds new characters to its roster to keep things fun and exciting.
Sephiroth will be the third character to be featured in the popular video game as part of its second Fighters Pass. Developers have previously introduced fans to the likes of Minecraft series mascots Steve & Alex who were added in October this year. Byleth from Fire Emblem: Three Houses is another popular character that featured in Super Smash Bros. For gamers who are keen to play as Sephiroth in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, they can now purchase the Fighters Pass Vol. 2 which includes the character. Super Smash Bros Ultimate's latest DLC fighter is none other than Sephiroth, the iconic villain from Final Fantasy VII, but when exactly can players start using the character? 2020 has been a good year for Sephiroth fans, as the beloved baddie also showed up in Final Fantasy VII Remake. Indeed, from the initial reveal trailer, it seems that the Smash Bros version of the character draws heavily on his redesign as seen in the game. Sephiroth is the third fighter in Smash's current Fighters Pass 2 batch of DLC, joining Steve from Minecraft and Min Min from ARMS. When will Sephiroth release in Smash Bros? Sephiroth is set to be added to the Super Smash Bros Ultimate roster in December 2020, although the specific release date will not be revealed until December 17. Nintendo has stated that a full breakdown of the character, his moveset and release date, will be revealed via broadcast on December 17 at 14:00 PT/15:00 ET/ 22:00 GMT. This has become the standard format for Smash Bros character reveals – an in-depth video presentation from dame overseer Masahiro Sakurai will give a better look at the fighter, and he will likely release within a few days of this second video. How to get Sephiroth in Super Smash Bros Ultimate? To get Sephiroth in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, you need to have purchased the Fighters Pass Vol 2 DLC pack. While Sephiroth may not be every fan's top pick, his inclusion in Smash is likely to be popular with fans of Final Fantasy VII and its remake. Nintendo has confirmed that Final Fantasy 7's Sephiroth will be coming to Super Smash Bros Ultimate as a playable fighter this December. Still, it's an awesome announcement, acting as the second major Final Fantasy character to be playable in Nintendo's beloved crossover fighter. He's also the third entry of the second Fighter's Pass, joining the ranks of Minecraft Steve and Min-Min from Arms. He is set to arrive in Super Smash Bros Ultimate this month, although a specific release date remains unconfirmed. The gap between announcement and release for Smash fighters is never that long, so expect to hear more in the coming months.