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Super Smash Bros. Direct: online modes, new stages and characters announced

posted 9 Apr 2014, 03:09 by Giles Jojo Bossman Jr   [ updated 15 Apr 2014, 14:54 by Subik Khawaja ]

So the highly anticipated Super Smash Bros. Direct happened yesterday and here on Yoshi's Moon we have all the news:
  • Release windows. The 3DS version is coming out first, being released around summer 2014 whereas the Wii U version is coming out during the winter
  • The 3DS version runs smoothly at 60fps but only the main characters as the assist trophies will run at 30fps.
  • There are two new online modes: for fun and for glory
  • There will be a code of conduct to keep online play enjoyable and safe
  • Your rankings will be linked to your NNID
  • There is a new type of ranking called Global Smash Power
  • There is now a Master Ball which holds rare Pokemon and legendaries 
  • Yoshi, Zero Suit Samus, Charizard and Sheik are returning
  • Greninja joins the battle!
  • A new 3DS-only mode called Smash Run
  • Mysterious new special moves
  • A few final smashes shown
Here's the Direct if anyone wants to watch it: