Smash Ultimate DLC Release: Joker from Persona 5

Wanna learn more about this character making their debut in Smash? Check out this video at https://youtu.be/FmuTGcbu4Kc

Aliyah Page, Reporter

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As you may know, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a fighting game consisting of multiple characters of different gaming series. This time around it does not consist of just Nintendo characters, but also a variety of other characters from other games from other companies(Sega for example). During the release of Smash Ultimate, the first DLC character to be released was Piranha Plant from Super Mario. There has been news of another DLC character about to be released and the time has come when that character has finally come to join the fight. Presenting Joker from Persona 5, the third character after Sonic and Bayonetta to represent Sega.

If you didn’t know, Persona 5 is a role-playing video game that takes place in modern-day Tokyo, following the protagonist named Joker after his transfer to Shujin Academy after being put on probation for an assault he was falsely accused of. His first teaser release was in December 2018 at the Game Awards, now finally releasing the DLC in Update 3.0 on April 17th. His fighting style consists of using a knife and gun as well as summoning his persona Arsene to boost his attacks. Along with his character is his own stage consisting of unique mechanics to reflect his game series and a wide selection of music from “Persona”.

An ongoing hype since the first release trailer of his soon arrival. You are able to purchase Joker right now in the 3.0 update, whether you get him individually or with the “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” Fighters pass. The Fighters Pass can be used to recieve all 5 Challenger Packs as each one releases(Link to purchase at https://smashbros.nintendo.com/buy/dlc/ ).

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