The Next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighter Will Be Revealed Tomorrow

The Next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighter Will Be Revealed Tomorrow

Another combatant joins the massive lineup of Ultimate.

It's time for another character to join the likes of Mario, Samus, and Kirby in Nintendo's mega-crossover brawler. A new video presentation is on the way to debut the next fighter joining the roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Nintendo of America confirmed the presentation will air tomorrow, Oct. 1, at 7 a.m. PT / 10 a.m. ET. You can find the presentation linked here and embedded below.

The video will be about three minutes long, according to Nintendo of America. It will also be followed by a brief message from Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai. It doesn't look like we'll be getting the same epic history of development that we saw for fighters like SNK's Terry Bogard, though I'm not ruling anything out.

As for who will be joining the roster, this honestly feels like a toss-up, which is exciting. Despite the most recent addition Min Min feeling like an odd choice, it was known for a while that her spot would be for a character from ARMS. This next roster slot has no expectations set, and no real signifiers laid out by Nintendo itself.

Fan speculation is, predictably, running rampant. The close proximity of this presentation to Friday's launch of Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time has plenty of people speculating that the platformer protagonist could be joining the likes of Mario and Banjo-Kazooie in Smash Bros. There are still beloved characters like Super Mario RPG's Geno without a spot, too. Me? Put Zagreus in Smash, that's what I say.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Eric Van Allen

News Editor

Eric is a writer and Texan. He's a former contributor to sites including Compete, Polygon, Waypoint, and the Washington Post. He loves competitive games, live music, and travel.

In other news

Guilty Gear Strive Sets a Launch Date For Next April

Plus, Anji and newcomer Giovanna look to join the roster.

Mortal Kombat 11 Is Headed to Next-Gen Consoles, With Rambo in Tow

Two oft requested returning fighters and John Rambo join the lineup.

Need help?

All Mortal Kombat 11 Characters and Future DLC Fighters

Here's our full Mortal Kombat 11 characters guide, including the current roster, and all forthcoming DLC characters.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Character - Every Fighter in Smash Bros Ultimate

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Full Character Roster, plus guides on every fighter in the game, covering changes, moves and alternate outfits.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Terry Bogard Tips

SNK’s Terry Bogard has been added to Smash Bros. Here’s how to play him.