director Masahiro Sakurai revealed the brawler’s new fighter Thursday — Byleth from . You’ll be able to play male or female versions, and they’ll be available on Jan. 28.
The livestream lasted 35 minutes and is embedded above for your convenience., giving Sakurai plenty of time to display all of Byleth’s moves.
Previous downloadable content, or DLC, characters, like Persona 5’s Joker, Dragon Quest 11’s Hero, Banjo-Kazooie and Fatal Fury’s Terry Bogard were added to the game very shortly after these livestreams.
Each extra Smash Bros. fighter costs $6 and comes with a new stage and music, or you can get Joker, Hero, Banjo-Kazooie, Terry and Thursday’s fighter in a $25 bundle. The four coming after that won’t be part of that initial bundle, but Nintendo will likely offer a new one for them.