Nintendo Narrows the Release Window for Joker in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Nintendo Narrows the Release Window for Joker in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Joker is coming, are you ready?

Super Smash Bro.s Ultimate is preparing for a big 3.0 update this Spring. Although Nintendo cruelly kept details about the update to itself, it revealed that Joker from Persona 5 will be out before April.

Joker is the first character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's fighter pass DLC. There will be five fighters and maps in total, with Joker leading the pack. The Persona thief master was announced during last year's Game Awards.

While "Before April" is a pretty nebulous release window, it narrows the timeline somewhat. There's a good chance Joker will be released alongside the spring 3.0 update just like how Piranha Plant was added with the 2.0 update.

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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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