Sakurai hints that the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC fighter is from a western game

There is only one more day until the final Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC fighter is announced. Since this is allegedly the final character to ever be added to Ultimate's massive roster, the community is anxiously awaiting Sakurai's presentation tomorrow, October 5.


While waiting for the last ever Sakurai Presents, the community has been religiously watching Sakurai's tweets for hints at the last DLC fighter. While most are just the Smash community reading too far into Sakurai's tweets (something he begged people to stop doing), one recent tweet may be an actual hint at the upcoming DLC fighter's identity. 



Sakurai tweet hints at Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC fighter


The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate community is pretty sure that the character is from a video game popular in the west after Sakurai sent off two different tweets earlier today. 


Sakurai tweeted two identical messages to fans: "one more day until the last DLC fighter for SUper Smash Bros. Ultimate is announced. Whether you're a Smash Bros. player or simply love games, make sure to tune in!"


One was written in English while the other was in Japanese. Sakurai then followed up the Japanese tweet with a reply also in Japanese that said: "The new fighter may be a character you don't know, and each one may be different from the character [you expected]. However, I hope you enjoy the broadcast itself [...]. I enjoyed recording it." 


Since Sakurai seemed to only direct this message to the Japanese fans, it appeared that it would be a character that Japanese players are not as familiar with. This would mean it's possibly a western character. This points towards predictions like Doomguy and Master Chief, third-party icons from games that are most often played in America. It could even be Crash Bandicoot, although less likely. This would also eliminate Sora, despite a very promising leak, and Phoenix Wright. 


Of course, this tweet could just be another misdirection that fans are reading into far too much. Sakurai could have accidentally subtweeted instead of making the tweet a standalone statement, meaning it was not meant to be directed at a certain region. 


Per usual, this is all just entertaining speculation. The Super Smash Bros. community won't know the true identity of the last DLC fighter until tomorrow. But the options are definitely getting narrowed down each day. 

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