Nintendo Co. this week said Shulk will be playable characters in Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.
Shulk is from Xenoblade Chronicles and wields the Monado sword which can change features and abilities.
Super Smash Bros., to be sold for the Nintendo 3DS Oct. 3 and the Wii U holiday 2014, will add new challengers, including Sega Corp.’s Sonic the Hedgehog and Capcom Co.’s Mega Man.
Both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS SKU will include online multiplayer functionality to battle users on their respective platforms. Each SKU will have a distinct set of battle arenas.
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will be the inaugural title to support amiibo, a new line of NFC-enabled toy figures that can transfer the character and respective data to the Wii U GamePad.