The two franchises often crossover: "Smash" already features seven fighters from previous "Fire Emblem" games.
"Fire Emblem: Three Houses", which launched in July, marked the biggest launch of a "Fire Emblem" game in the USA, according to NPD Group, which declined to share exact numbers. After all the buildup to the announcement of the final fighter in the game's DLC pack, though, it did feel anti-climactic to have yet another Fire Emblem character in Smash. Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai.
The character will also come with three different weapons which are used based on the directional button pressed by the player, with a sword, axe, and bow and arrow all available to damage to your opponents.
Fighters Pass vol. 2 is up for pre-order on January 28th for $29.99. The character can be purchased individually for $5.99 or as part of the Fighters Pass for $25. Most popular fan requests (such as Ridley and King K. Rool) have been fulfilled by now, but there are a few characters like Geno from Super Mario RPG that would leave players thrilled. "Ultimate" is getting another new character.
Fire Emblem fans have absolutely no reason to be disappointed when it comes to representation of the hit tactical RPG series in Smash Ultimate.
It's a hugely wasted opportunity, given how perfectly the cartoon hero - with its long-range blasting attacks and platforming skills - would have fit into Smash Bros Ultimate. With six additional characters on the way, Nintendo has plenty of chances to get some other fantastic characters into the game as well.
Byleth is the eight Fire Emblem character to join the Smash Ultimate roster.