The door is still open on who will join Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and a character that fans thought was left out could have a shot.
Xenoblade Chronicles 2Pyra and Mythra will be the next characters to join Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as part of the second Fighters Pass. The two-in-one fighter is coming to the game in March, and while not much has been revealed about the characters yet, its reveal trailer did show some family members. Xenoblade attacks, and his two Final Smashes will feature cameos from the protagonist Rex. The reveal of Pyra and Mythra means there are only two DLC characters left after, and fan speculation about who’s joining has increased again.
There are numerous possibilities for who will complete Fighters Pass Vol. 2, and the inclusions of Pyra and Mythra have widened the playing field. Like Min Min last year, Pyra and Mythra break many of the fan-made rules that characters can team up by. Smash. Fans assumed Rex was advertised as a Mii costume before LatestThe release of Pyra and Mythra as spirits of the game meant that neither of them would become playable characters in the future. But with those assumptions shattered, there’s still hope that a long-sought-after character will make the list: Travis Touchdown.
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Travis is the protagonist of the No More Heroes franchise, which continues on his journey to become the top assassin for the United Assassins Association after winning a lightning sword at auction. The series is known for its pop culture references, crude humor, and outrageous violence. Travis himself has become famous for his punk attitude and his love of anime and video games.
With the exception of an improved port of the first game released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2011, all games on the No More Heroes The series has been released on Nintendo consoles. The first two games were Wii exclusive that incorporated motion controls to simulate sword attacks. An independent game Travis strikes again, arrived on Switch in 2019, and the next third installment will launch on the console in August of this year.
Because No More Heroes‘story with Nintendo and Travis’ unique fighting style, fans have been asking for him to join Smash for a long time. These hopes seemed dashed when a Travis-based Mii costume was announced last year. However, the inclusion of Rex in Pyra / Mythra’s Final Smashes means that there is still a chance that the nefarious assassin could enter the game. Still, it all comes down to whether or not director Masahiro Sakurai feels that Travis would be a good fit for the game, but his chances are still far better than most.
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