As promised, in the present day Super Smash Bros Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai sat down to provide us a deep dive detailing the sport’s latest DLC fighters, Pyra and Mythra from Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Not solely did Sakurai element Pyra and Mythra’s moveset, however he additionally advised us when the duo can be releasing. Previously, all we knew is that the characters can be arriving someday in March.
As it seems, release is a lot nearer than most us in all probability anticipated, as Pyra and Mythra are touchdown in the present day. Like most gamers assumed, Pyra and Mythra are technically one fighter, with gamers having the ability to transition between the 2 in battle. Pyra is described because the character to make use of if you’re searching for energy, whereas Mythra focuses extra on velocity.
So, when you’re in a scenario the place you could end off an enemy, Mythra could possibly be a good selection as a result of whereas she can be much less highly effective than Pyra, she’ll seemingly have a neater time touchdown hits – and usually, that’s all you could do when opponents are at excessive percentages. During parts of the battle the place the enemy is at low proportion, Pyra is perhaps the higher alternative as she might let you rack up harm with simply a few swings.
In that method, it feels like Pyra and Mythra can be a lot like Zelda and Sheik earlier than the 2 characters have been separated into particular person fighters in later Smash Bros releases. In addition to detailing Pyra and Mythra in the present day, Sakurai additionally introduced some new Mii Costumes from the Ghosts ‘n Goblins and Monster Hunter sequence; these of you who missed the presentation can watch the entire thing by way of the video embedded above.
Pyra and Mythra comprise the ninth Challenger Pack, which is offered by itself for $5.99 or in Fighters Pass Volume 2, which runs $29.99. Fighters Pass Volume 2 contains Min Min from ARMS, Steve and Alex from Minecraft, Sephiroth from Final Fantasy 7, Pyra and Myrtha, and two extra DLC fighters which have but to be revealed. We’ll let you realize when Sakurai and his group at Sora Ltd. announce new fighters for the sport, so keep tuned for that.