When is Kazuya coming to Smash Bros?
Kazuya will be released in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on June 29, 2021. This was announced during the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Mr. Sakurai Presents "Kazuya" livestream, in which Game Director Masahiro Sakurai went in-depth on Kazuya and his abilities in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. ShacknewsSuper Smash Bros. Ultimate Kazuya release date
He’ll join Shantae, Skyrim’s Dovahkiin, and Lloyd from Tales of Symphonia
Joining Dante and Dragonborn are Shantae from her self-titled series and Lloyd from Tales of Symphonia. Shantae is the only Brawler Mii Fighter costume; the rest are Swordfighter costumes.
All four will be available for purchase June 29, the same day that Kazuya Mishima from the Tekken series comes to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as downloadable content. Each Mii Fighter costume costs $0.75.
The inclusion of Dante would appear to exclude the character’s appearance on the main Smash Bros. roster. Sakurai said that the next character coming to Ultimate as part of the Fighters Pass Vol. 2 will be the game’s last.
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28 June, 2021 - 07:12pm
According to the NintendoVS Twitter feed, the new costumes to be added on June 29 are Lloyd from Bandai Namco’s Tales of Symphonia, Dante from Capcom’s Devil May Cry series, Dragonborn from Bethesda’s Skyrim and Shantae from Wayforward’s retro influenced series. You can see a clip of all costumes in a video below.
— Nintendo Versus (@NintendoVS) June 28, 2021
Lloyd, Dante and Dragonborn are all swordfighter types and Shantae will be a brawler type. Shantae also comes with a music track from her series of games. All costumes each cost 99p (US 75¢).
The announcement was part of a presentation intended to show new DLC character Kazuya Mishima from 3D fighting game series Tekken. However director Masahiro Sakurai announced that the upcoming 11th Challenger Pack will be the last.
Towards the end of the video Sakurai explains that “the next DLC fighter will be the last one, saying: “There won’t be any more after that,” before calling the series his “life’s work”.
“It’ll be a while before that announcement, but it’ll be available this year as planned, so please be patient. […]Until then, we hope you enjoy playing as Kazuya Mishima. Goodbye!”
In other news, fan-made reverse-engineered source codes for classic open world games Grand Theft Auto III and GTA: Vice City are back online after being taken down by a DMCA claim from Take-Two.
The counterclaim statement on the GitHub page says: “We believe that any code in this repo that is similar to code or other content owned by Take-Two is either unprotected by copyright or is permitted under fair use.”
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