Nintendo has announced this afternoon that the next downloadable character in the impressive Super Smash Bros Ultimate is Steve and the crew from the Minecraft series. If you download the Minecraft character then you you get a special new Minecraft theme stage to battle on. There will also be Alex and Zombie and Enderman skins too.
“Steve and Alex from Minecraft are the next playable fighters coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch. This was announced in a reveal trailer followed by a brief message from Director Masahiro Sakurai.
Steve and Alex are part of the second Challenger Pack in the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2, which also includes a new stage and seven music tracks from the Minecraft series.
On Saturday, 3rd October at 16:30 CEST / 15.30 BST, Mr. Sakurai will be back with a deep dive video that will reveal more details about Steve and Alex, including their release date.
Steve and Alex will be available to players who purchase Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2 or who purchase Challenger Pack 7 separately for £5,39/€5,99 on Nintendo eShop*. By purchasing Fighters Pass Vol. 2 for £26,99/€29,99 on Nintendo eShop*, players will get access to Steve and Alex, along with previously released fighter Min Min from ARMSand four more yet-to-be-announced Challenger Packs as they release. Each pack includes one fighter, one stage and multiple music tracks.
To tune in on Saturday, check out the Nintendo UK YouTube channel, where the broadcast will be live-streamed.”
Source: Nintendo UK