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By Nadia Oxford 1
After more than a decade of being tormented by the Landmaster lifting people off the screen, Fox's overpowered Final Smash is finally dead. Hallelujah.
Instead, Fox and Falco will fly in and shoot opponents with their Arwings. This is part of a major balance change designed to make Final Smashes more "direct and to the point," with previously long-lasting Smashes being sped up or removed entirely.
Beyond that, pretty much every returning character is getting some kind of interesting tweak. Marth will be fully voiced in English for the first time; Pokemon Trainer loses his cumbersome fatigue penalty (while adding a female character), and Wolf is getting both a design change and a major buff.
Here are some more of the big changes coming to Smash Bros. Ultimate:
And there are plenty more changes on top of that, including the introduction of Ridley as a playable character (finally) as well as the Inklings, plus the ability to set the size of the roster that you want. It's a big game, and seems worth of the designation "Ultimate."
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