Super Smash Bros. Expands with Downloadable Content

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Fans of the Nintendo beat ‘em up franchise Super Smash Bros. are excited about the new announcement to the game coming soon for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U gaming systems. The new game includes several playable characters from popular game franchises such as Ryu from the Street Fighter series, Roy from Fire Emblem, and Lucas from Mother 3. MewTwo from Pokemon, scheduled for release by the end of June.

The new playable fighters are available for download now, and are part of additional paid content plan for the game. This is at the same time a software update launched for both system, which includes three new stages and new costumes for Mii Fighters. The new characters will play alongside the iconic Nintendo characters already included in the game, including Mario, Kirby, Link, and Donkey Kong.

“Today’s update proves that the evergreen Super Smash Bros. games continue to evolve and grow with unexpected new content,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing.

“We’re offering multiple price options and bundles for all this outstanding new content, so players can mix and match whatever characters, stages and costumes they want.”

In addition to new characters, the game will also allow players to download stages, which will act as a backdrop to the melee tournaments. Each level will have some interactive elements, changing up the gameplay slightly.

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