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Straight from the metaverse - and Los Angeles - we got news on who the first non-Piranha Plant fighter for Super Smash Bros.

None of Joker's moveset - nor any other details - were shown off at this time, though it's worth humorously noting that he shares a voice actor with the Smash Ultimate announcer, Xander Mobus.

Along with that, Reggie Fils-Aime confirmed that all the fighters that will be included in the downloadable packs will be newcomers to the series.

Check out Joker's Smash Ultimate trailer, below.

Smash Bros. Ultimate's newest DLC fighter is Persona 5's Joker
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate adds Joker as a DLC fighter – but not the one you're thinking of

As revealed before, Persona 5's Joker will be the first character as part of the post-launch plans for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Challenger Pack 1: Joker from the Persona series! Ultimate early and register it with their My Nintendo account before February, they will receive the character for free.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate releases December 7 for Nintendo Switch.

We also invited you to join us and participate in the tournament, of which four lucky readers should hopefully make their way to the venue along with our own Alex "Hello There Lovely People" Olney and Alex "Arekkz" Noon. Let us know in the comments section below.

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