Banjo-Kazooie Bring a Beatdown to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate This Fall

Banjo-Kazooie Bring a Beatdown to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate This Fall

The Rare duo are joining the fight.

Nintendo announced a second new character coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Rare's Banjo-Kazooie is the second new fighter announced today that will be coming to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter pass.

Banjo (and Kazooie) are the latest fighters joining the Ultimate brawl after Nintendo previously announced the Dragon Quest heroes will be added as well. Expect some musical attacks, combo beatdowns from both a bear and his bird friend, and some good music tracks.

The trailer started as a fakeout for Duck Hunt, but quickly was revealed to be an announcement for Banjo-Kazooie. The fighter was rumored to join the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster following the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament at E3 where the faint sound of Banjo-Kazooie music could be heard.

For more on today's announcements check out our E3 2019 Nintendo Direct guide.

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Matt Kim

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Matt Kim is a former freelance writer who's covered video games and digital media. He likes video games as spectacle and is easily distracted by bright lights or clever bits of dialogue. He also once wrote about personal finance, but that's neither here nor there.

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