Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct 12-15-15 write-up

Posted on Tuesday, December 15th 2015 at 9:21 p.m.

This is the final Super Smash Bros. video presentation.  Let’s see what Nintendo has in store for its key franchise.

Super Smash Bros. (Wii U & 3DS)

  • Corrin from Fire Emblem Fates is joining Smash
    • Play as male or female version
    • Final form of Yato and Dragon Fang are Corrin’s weapons
    • No exclusive stage
    • The Wii U version will have two music tracks
      • Lost in Thoughts All Alone”
      • A remixed version of the theme song above
    • The 3DS version will get trophies of Ryoma and Xander
    • Available in February 2016
    • 3DS price: $4.99; Wii U price: $4.99; 3DS+Wii U: $5.99
  • Cloud from Final Fantasy VII is joining Smash
    • Available today for download
    • Buster sword is his main weapon
    • Final Fantasy VII and Advent Children costumes included
    • Can use Limit Breaks (can be charged)
      • Power up one special attack
    • Includes Midgar Stage
      • Summon Materia appears on stage
    • 3DS price: $5.99; Wii U price: $5.99; 3DS+Wii U: $6.99
  • Final Mii fighter outfits
    • A chocobo hat for Mii fighters coming today
    • A Geno (Super Mario RPG) Gunner Mii fighter outfit coming today
    • Bionic Armor Brawler Mii fighter outfit
      • Coming February 2016
    • Takamaru Sword Fighter Male outfit
      • Coming February 2016
    • Ashley (WarioWare) Sword Fighter Female outfit
      • Coming February 2016
    • Gil (The Tower of Druaga) Sword Fighter Male outfit
      • Coming February 2016
    • Tails (Sonic) Gunner Male outfit
      • Coming February 2016
    • Knuckles (Sonic) Brawler Male outfit
      • Coming February 2016
    • QR Codes on the Smash website to make Mii characters look like the real characters if you are interested
  • Final Smash Character announcement
    • Bayonetta
    • Winner of Smash Ballot
      • #1 in Europe
      • Top 5 in U.S.
    • Combination attacker
    • Bullet Arts at the end of combos
    • Wicked Weaves brings limbs of severed demons
    • Witch Time slows time as a counter attack
      • Slows just the opponent countered
      • Bat Within reduces damage when Witch Time is triggered late
    • 2 Costumes (Blue from Bayonetta 2, Red from Original Bayonetta)
    • Umbra Clock Tower stage included
    • Wii U version has a bunch of songs
    • New trophies included
      • Bayonetta
      • Jeanne
      • Rodin
      • Cereza
    • Available in February 2016
    • 3DS price: $5.99; Wii U price: $5.99; 3DS+Wii U: $6.99
  • amiibo
    • R.O.B.(Famicon color), Roy (Fire Emblem), and Ryu (Street Fighter II) are available on March 18, 2016
    • Cloud, Corrin, and Bayonetta also getting amiibo (release dates TBD)
  • Super Smash Bros. Stats
    • 58 total fighters
    • 84 total stages (Wii U + 3DS)
    • Mii Fighter Outfits: 99 Pieces + 97 Hats
    • Trophies
      • Wii U: 743
      • 3DS: 707
    • Music Tracks: 507
    • Development of DLC was started AFTER completing the game
      • Usually done during game creation

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