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Several More DLC Characters Will Be Added To Super Smash Bros.

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You’ve probably already guessed this, but Ryu, Roy, and Lucas are not characters that were added to Super Smash Bros. because of fan votes. (Thanks, Source Gaming)

 

Back in April, Nintendo opened a ballot that allows fans to vote on what fighters they would like to see added to Super Smash Bros. as DLC characters, but director Masahiro Sakurai recently said in his Famitsu magazine column that Ryu, Roy, and Lucas were in development well before the decision was opened up to a fan vote.

 

Sakurai also stated that one can expect to see several more characters added to the game as DLC until the team that works on the game can no longer be kept together.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.