Published: Sat, December 08, 2018
Electronics | By Shannon Stone

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Joker from ‘Persona 5’ Announced as First DLC

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Joker from ‘Persona 5’ Announced as First DLC

Joker will be the first DLC character released for the game (outside of Piranha Plant) and will come included in Challenge Pack 1.

None of Joker's moveset - nor any other details - were shown off at this time, though it's worth humorously noting that he shares a voice actor with the Smash Ultimate announcer, Xander Mobus.

Now playing: Watch this: Here's what you need to know about Super Smash Bros. "Ultimate only a little more than a month away, this Nintendo Direct presentation is a final look at one of the most massive games Nintendo has ever produced", said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. And to say it's unexpected is a bit of an understatement - coming from the annals of the uber-popular Persona 5 is Joker.

Piranha Plant is the first character added post-launch as a special bonus fighter. The quirky new fighter is set to release sometime in February. Ultimate? Who do you hope makes the roster next? Ultimate. Enjoy the video and don't forget to subscribe to TheGamer for more Super Smash Bros. content! Ultimate on Nintendo Switch we're hosting a live tournament dubbed "Smash Battles Live" from the Loading Bar in London. In that case, they should receive an email from Nintendo with instructions on how to download and activate the Piranha Plant character shortly after purchase.

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