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The Smash Bros Nintendo Direct has the world pumped for the new characters, stages, and modes in the latest title for the Nintendo Switch. It was a short conference this time around, because much as was the case during E3, Nintendo is all about hyping up the forthcoming Smash Brothers Ultimate.

Of course, there will also be a Tourney mode in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, but most veterans probably expected that. We got a total of two completely new, original fighters and several new "echo fighters". Still, it's worth getting excited over. Ultimate. But fans are showing concern because it came at a great cost - the "death" of beloved Mario universe character Luigi. Read on to find out who they are! Music was previously tied to each stage, but now the selections are only tied to the franchise represented by the stage. Ultimate as a playable fighter.

In addition, the Nintendo Direct also shared additional information on Echo fighters, new stages, new modes and one of the most impressive collections of music ever in a single game, with more than 900 music tracks and 28 hours of music.

If you miss the days of sitting around your living room TV to beat up your friends in Super Smash Bros. Echo fighters in Super Smash Bros. For the most part they're displayed in release order, letting you spot your favorites easily. After picking up to 32 participants (and how many of those will be CPUs) players are given bracket options that can include standard 1-on-1 battles or 4-on-4 madness with a shorter bracket. Dark Samus, Chrom, and Richter Belmont will play identically to other characters from their respective games. The new Stamina Battle mode has fighters fight until all stamina is lost and there's one fighter left standing.

Nintendo spoke about bosses a few times in the Nintendo Direct, but never indicated that they'd be bosses in Classic mode (or any mode for that fact), suggesting that they'd be apart of a separate mode.

Training will feature an exclusive stage that measures the distance of moves both at low and high health.

Nintendo demonstrated the main menu for Super Smash Bros.

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