December's Smash Bros. Ultimate includes every existing character, plus Ridley


In Ultimate, every single character from every game in the franchise will be present.

Multiple times during the conference the team referred to "changes being made" and 'updates, ' which make it sound like this is an update to the most recent version, rather than a brand new game. The games manage to be light-hearted while still rewarding skilled play.

There were no huge surprises in Nintendo's presentation - the company had already announced most of the games it showed off before E3. Earn your Victory. Squad up together online with friends in the same room or around the world.

1705: Reggie Fils-Aime has appeared on stream to share more news on Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee. Ultimate over the coming months, and I'm excited to see actual competitive players duking it out at the invitational tournament Nintendo's arranged at E3. Ultimate will drop on December 7th only on the Switch. It's the first Mario Party console game since Mario Party 10 debuted on the Wii U in 2015.

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The storied Fire Emblem series will be making its Switch debut with Fire Emblem: Three Houses, delivering more tactical, turn-based RPG battles and plenty of character-developing dialogue. The Switch has also become a thriving home for indie games, and Hollow Knight, Overcooked 2 and Killer Queen Black were also given a piece of the spotlight.

The Mario Party series will debut on Nintendo Switch later this year with Super Mario Party.

Eight-player battles are back too, plus a range of classic and new stages going from Princess Peach's Castle from the original N64 game to Moray Towers from Splatoon and Great Plateau Tower from Zelda: Breath Of The Wild.

Finally, you'll be able to take Fortnite wherever you go, without being forced to play on a touch screen. We're sure there will be tons of new game boards, new mini-games and new modes. Every video game developer and publisher shows up at E3 to display their latest work, and even PlayStation, Microsoft, and Nintendo have presentations to outshine each other.