Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch is getting Persona 5’s Joker as a playable character soon and it seems that Persona 5 location Mementos will be a stage that’s added to the game as well. According to dataminers, evidence of Mementos being a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate level was found in the game’s files. In Persona 5, Mementos was a multi-level dungeon that let you partake in side-missions, gain experience, and level up outside of the game’s many Palaces. It was a welcome addition if you wanted more of that game’s combat. How it would be represented in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be a point of interest for fans.
“Digging through LVD files in Ultimate, and I found “Jack_Menentoes_” lying around amongst the strings,” tweeted dataminer Dr. HyperCake. “The format of this string matches stage name strings in ui_stage_db (“[Series]_[Stage]”), and Joker’s internal name is ‘jack’. Mementos stage confirmed?”
This isn’t the first time evidence of Momentos making it to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was unearthed.
Persona Central also had details on what to expect when Persona 5’s Joker is made available in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For one, the stage included is Mementos from Persona 5 and Persona mascot Jack Frost will be on screen with a skill too.
The report also suggests that a complete edition of Persona 5 known as P5R is in the works alongside a Persona fighting game called Persona 5 Ultimate. The former is out in 2019 while the latter is delayed due to developer Arc System Works developing Granblue Fantasy Versus – a fighting game set in the popular mobile RPG universe.
At The Game Awards 2018, Nintendo showed off Persona 5 protagonist Joker as the first addition to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster post-launch outside of Piranha Plant. Joker will come with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Challenge Pack 1. Each downloadable content (DLC) pack will be sold separately and contains a character, stage, and music. You can also buy the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass to get them all. Sadly there were no details regarding how Joker would play or what else we could expect when he is added to the game.
The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass will include all downloadable content (DLC) for the game for $24.99 (around Rs. 1,750) with a promise of content until February 2020. As for the DLC itself, there will be five sets of it, each containing a character, stage, and music track. If bought separately, DLC would cost $5.99 (close to Rs. 420).
In addition to this Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime stated that all five Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC characters to be added until February 2020 are new to the series going as far to suggest that they would be those “who you wouldn’t anticipate” being included in Smash. Joker from Persona 5 definitely fits the bill, making us wonder who is next.
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