The graphics and lighting have noticeably been improved over past games in the Super Smash Bros. franchise, of course, but gameplay tweaks are where Ultimate shines. Series head Masahiro Sakurai detailed some key quality of life changes comes to the series.
It takes me a stupid amount of time to get used to a new SSB game, so there was no chance of me pulling off the new dodges and timed blocks, or even really getting to grips with the physics. For those who don't mind the stage hazards, there are plenty of unique fan-favorite stages returning from games past, as well. Interestingly enough, just like in Splatoon, they have an ink gauge next to their icon that has to be constantly refilled by switching to squid form. There are eight different inkling colors, each with their own fashion sense. Daisy will also appear for the first time as an "Echo Fighter", which is the new term for clone characters such as Lucina, Dr. Mario and Dark Pit.
Beyond the excitement of the complete, encyclopedic roster, Super Smash Bros. However, nothing is stopping Nintendo from dropping new surprises during this week's show.
We know one can't be too big because Detective Pikachu and Mega Yarn Yoshi exist. Cappy is along for the ride with Mario, as well as Builder and Wedding outfits. Mario now enlists the help of Cappy from Super Mario Odyssey, and Link dons his blue tunic from Breath of the Wild.
Final Smash moves have been totally revamped for Ultimate. Well, it turns out a little bit of both.
There were a few noticeable visual differences in Ultimate's reveal.
As well as online multiplayer as a freshly baked feature for Overcooked 2, you'll also be able to throw ingredients to fellow chefs or chuck stuff directly into pans, blenders or onto the floor. "As for Metroid Prime 4, now they have a new story they want to tell; a new way to showcase the game and the characters in the Metroid universe in the best way they can". Inklings can check their ink level, Cloud's limit meter is displayed, and the Villager can see what's in their pocket.