News:Kingdom Hearts in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Coverage
- Sora has been revealed as the final fighter for the 2018 crossover fighting title Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
Today marks the reveal of the final DLC fighter in the 2018 crossover fighting title Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. During today's event, the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate creator and director Masahiro Sakurai announced that Sora would be joining the Smash Bros. roster, along with a whole slew of details celebrating the series as it leads into its 20th Anniversary.
Masahiro Sakurai announced that Sora, the main protagonist of the Kingdom Hearts series, would be a playable fighter in the universally-acclaimed Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The reveal is the final DLC fighter for the game, and will be available on October 18. Sora's gameplay is largely based on his appearance from the original Kingdom Hearts, but also features costumes from Kingdom Hearts II, Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, and Kingdom Hearts III.
Disney and Square Enix announced today that the Kingdom Hearts series will be arriving on the Nintendo Switch. The specific titles, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, and Kingdom Hearts III + Re Mind, will be available via cloud streaming. The announcement marks the availability of the entire Kingdom Hearts series on all major gaming platforms currently available.
Square Enix and Disney revealed a new trailer shortly after the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate presentation in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the series, which will be this March. The trailer features the previously-announced release of the Kingdom Hearts series on Nintendo Switch, as well as new merchandise that will be available next year. It also teases a celebration event sometime next year, with more information coming soon.
Let us know what you think of today's announcements!