Super Smash Bros. Ultimate adds Castlevania’s Simon Belmont

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate adds Castlevania’s Simon Belmont
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Nintendo has announced during today's Direct broadcast that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is adding Simon Belmont to its already-massive roster.

The Castlevania hero enters the melee with a bunch of his signature moves, and will be joined by Richter, making them Echo Fighters. What's more, they'll come with a Dracula's Castle stage – including an appearance from the Count himself, so watch out – and an Alucard Assist Trophy.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is also adding more Echo Fighters into the mix, with Metroid Prime's Dark Samus and Fire Emblem: Awakening's Chrom complementing existing characters Samus and Roy.

If that wasn't enough, Nintendo revealed that the upcoming scrapper will boast a whopping 103 stags, which is by far the biggest number the franchise has seen to date. In addition, you'll be able to duke it out to more than 900 music tracks, which gives you about 28 hours worth of music.

Elsewhere, Rathalos from the Monster Hunter series is also rocking up in Smash Bros. Ultimate as a boss and Assist Trophy, and Donkey Kong baddie King K. Rool makes his debut as a playable character.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will launch exclusively for Switch on December 7.