’s big handsome bad guy, Sephiroth, is coming to as paid downloadable content on Dec. 22. That’s his official release date, but there’s a way to get access to Sephiroth starting today, Dec. 17, thanks to a limited-time event in Ultimate.
Nintendo Switch owners who pre-order the Sephiroth DLC — either individually or as part of the Fighters Pass Vol. 2 — will get access to a new in-game challenge: a boss battle known as the Sephiroth Challenge. Players who complete that challenge on any difficulty setting (easy, normal, or very hard) will unlock Sephiroth as a playable fighter. They’ll also unlock Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s new stage, Northern Cave, and additional Final Fantasy music tracks — nine new tracks in all.
Challenger Pack 8, which includes Sephiroth, the Northern Cave stage, and new music, can be purchased for $5.99. Fighters Pass Vol. 2, which also includes Steve and Alex from, Min Min from , and three unannounced fighters, costs $29.99.
Sephirothat The Game Awards. Also coming to Ultimate are based on Final Fantasy 7’s Barrett, Tifa, and Aerith, and Super Mario RPG’s Geno.
Finally, here’s Kirby as Sephiroth.