We’re due our first glimpse of the next instalment of the Super Smash Bros. very soon, with the first images set to be revealed for both the Wii U and 3DS versions at E3. It might not be long until you can play them, too, according to a recent publishing by Nintendo.
The company issued a set of facts in their recent PR emails to celebrate the 3DS’ two-year anniversary. Most interestingly, Super Smash Bros. is listed as “coming soon”.
Hit the jump for the full list.
· Almost all of the existing library of Nintendo DS games can be played on the Nintendo 3DS systems.
· The Nintendo eShop offers access to hundreds of new and classic 2D and 3D games, video content and more.
· Over 700 games available or on the way for Nintendo 3DS and 3DS XL since launching March 27, 2011.
Only on Nintendo 3DS:
Fan and Critic Favorites:
New Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario 3D Land, Mario Kart 7, Paper Mario: Sticker Star, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Fire Emblem: Awakening, Kid Icarus: Uprising, Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Super Smash Bros., Pokémon X/Pokémon Y
Pushmo, Crashmo, Gunman Clive, Mutant Mudds, Fluidity: Spin Cycle, Ketzal’s Corridors
· Consumers can get a free digital game when they buy the Nintendo 3DS XL system and a qualifying game by April 30, 2013.
If this is truly an indicator that the game may release this year, then this is very reassuring news after creator Masahiro Sakurai recently said that his right arm injury was slowing down development. Skyward Sword-style Link as a fighter and Skyloft as a new stage, please!