During a special presentation this morning, Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai said that he had been working on the fifth downloadable character for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in secret, and that only a few people at Nintendo knew about it. What kind of twist could it be? A Mario NPC? Waluigi? Reggie Fils-Aime? Nope—it’s just another Fire Emblem character.
That’s right: the fifth downloadable character for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Byleth from Fire Emblem: Three Houses, who will be out on January 28 for around $9 (or included in the game’s Fighters Pass).