Joker from Persona 5 Joins the Battle in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Today

By Mike Sousa on April 17, 2019, 2:14PM EDT

Nintendo unveiled that Joker from Persona 5, the Mementos stage and several Persona series music tracks are coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate today. To celebrate, Nintendo released a new trailer that not only does showcase Joker in action, but also highlights the free Version 3.0 update, which introduces a new Stage Builder feature, new video editing features and the Smash World service for the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app.

The free Version 3.0 update, which can be downloaded now, introduces the following features to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate:

  • Stage Builder: Players with big ideas for a personalized Super Smash Bros. Ultimate stage can let their creativity run wild with the new Stage Builder mode. By using in-game tools, players can add moving platforms, spinning traps and other unique features to their customized stages. By playing in Handheld mode, budding designers can even use the touch screen to freely draw and create, and use front and back layers to further decorate their stages. Designed stages will be available to play in a new tab on the Stage Select screen and can be shared online via the new Smash World service for the Nintendo Switch Online app.
  • Video Editor: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate video content that has been saved to a Nintendo Switch system can now be spliced together into a fun timeline presentation. Subtitles and sound effects can also be added to personalize the video, which can be exported and shared with the world through the new Smash World service for the Nintendo Switch Online app.
  • Smash World: Players can view shared videos and download stages created in Stage Builder to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in Smash World, a new service in the Nintendo Switch Online app. In Smash World, players can view recommended videos and even download custom stages shared by others online, giving players more ways than ever before to share their Super Smash Bros. Ultimate experience with friends.

The Challenger Pack 1 containing Joker, the Mementos stage and Persona series music can be purchased for $5.99, but players can also purchase the Fighters Pass for $24.99, giving them access to Joker and the other upcoming four Challenger Packs as they release.

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