Nintendo revealed in today’s Direct Presentation a brand-new playable character for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with Simon Belmont from the Castlevania series as well as Richter Belmont as an Echo Fighter.
You can check out the Simon Belmont introduction starting at the 28:24 mark of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct presentation in the above embed.
Simon’s signature weapon is, of course, his whip, with special attacks true to the Castlevania series, including the axe, cross, holy water and Grand Cross Final Smash. His stage is Dracula’s Castle, with candlesticks that release an item when destroyed. Alucard, the tragic hero from Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, appears as an Assist Trophy, lending his cursed steel in battle.
Here’s Richter who appears as an Echo Fighter:
Richter Belmont, a descendant of Simon Belmont and the star of his own Castlevania games, also joins the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster as an Echo fighter.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate launches for Nintendo Switch on December 7, 2018.