At The Game Awards 2018, Nintendo announced that the lead character of Persona 5, Joker, would be joining Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as a playable character.
Check out Joker’s reveal trailer below:
The character will be included in the “Challenger Pack 1” DLC for the game. There are currently a total of five “Challenger Pack” DLCs that are planned to be added. Each pack will consist of a single new playable character, a new stage and a small assortment of music tracks. The packs will cost $5.99 individually though purchasing the “Fighters Pass” for $24.99 will net you all five packs.
Here’s an overview of the character, via Nintendo:
The Persona games are a spinoff of the popular Shin Megami Tensei franchise, which has along and storied history in the world of video games – with many of the games appearing on Nintendo systems. Sporting an iconic mask and a variety of weapons, Joker is the main character of Persona 5, a beloved game that won Best Role-Playing Game and was nominated for Game of the Year at last year’s The Game Awards.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate releases today for the Nintendo Switch