Nintendo announced, via @NintendoVS, that a new DLC character will be revealed this week for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Masahiro Sakurai, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate director, will unveil the upcoming DLC fighter via livestream on January 16th, 2020 at 6am PT/9 am ET. This will be the fifth and final DLC character of the current season pass.
Twitter uses are predicting that this could be Dante from the Devil May Cry series, but no further details have been provided. Many are speculating that Mr. Sakurai’s pose is a hint at what the next character could be. Previous fighters released in the Fighters Pass include: Joker, Hero, Banjo & Kazooie and Terry.
Fighter Pass DLC Challenger Pack is available for $5.99 and includes 1 new fighter, 1 new stage and additional music. Players can purchase the “Fighters Pass” for $24.99, which will include the last 4 packs, and the newest pack revealed on Thursday on the SuperSmashBros.com or via the Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch. Better get cracking on that GameCube Joy-Con mod before all is revealed on Thursday.