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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's next fighter is being revealed on January 16

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Image credit: Nintendo)

What you need to know

  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has added several new characters through DLC packs .
  • Another new character is being revealed on January 16.
  • This completes the Fighter's Pass but there will be more DLC characters in the future.
  • You can grab Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for $60 on Amazon (opens in new tab).

Ready for the speculation around Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's next character to (very briefly) come to an end? Then get ready, because the next DLC addition to the roster is being unveiled by Masahiro Sakurai on January 16. The stream will start at 6:00 a.m. PT/ 9:00 a.m. ET and run for about 35 min.

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While this is the final character in the Fighter's Pass, it won't be the last addition to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. At a past Nintendo Direct, Nintendo confirmed that even more characters are going to be added once the Fighter's Pass is done, so fans can continue to speculate and hope regarding new additions for a long, long time.

As of September 2019, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has sold over 15 million copies, making it the best-selling fighting game of all time.

Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on Nintendo on iMore. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert.