Nintendo Announces Release Date for Joker in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

We now know when Joker from Persona 5 will be dropped into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and guess what? It’s a lot sooner than you expected. Tonight the company revealed he will be dropped into the game on April 17th. As in, tomorrow, the day after we’re posting this news. But that’s not the only addition as the game will be getting a major 3.0 update that will add new features to the game which includes a stage builder if you want to make your own stages and a video editor for those who want to show off their greatest victories or defeats. Check out the info Nintendo released below along with a video showing off all the new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate features.

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  • Stage Builder: Players with big ideas for a personalized Super Smash Bros. Ultimate stage can let their creativity run wild with the new Stage Builder mode. By using in-game tools, players can add moving platforms, spinning traps and other unique features to their customized stages. By playing in Handheld mode, budding designers can even use the touch screen to freely draw and create, and use front and back layers to further decorate their stages. Designed stages will be available to play in a new tab on the Stage Select screen and can be shared online via the new Smash World service for the Nintendo Switch Online app.
  • Video EditorSuper Smash Bros. Ultimate video content that has been saved to a Nintendo Switch system can now be spliced together into a fun timeline presentation. Subtitles and sound effects can also be added to personalize the video, which can be exported and shared with the world through the new Smash World service for the Nintendo Switch Online app.
  • Smash World: Players can view shared videos and download stages created in Stage Builder to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in Smash World, a new service in the Nintendo Switch Online app. In Smash World, players can view recommended videos and even download custom stages shared by others online, giving players more ways than ever before to share their Super Smash Bros. Ultimate experience with friends.

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