​‘Persona 5’ Fighter And Stage Builder Coming To ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Tomorrow

While we already knew that Persona 5's Joker was headed to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and, thanks to a Nintendo leak, that a stage builder mode was coming, too, we now have an official release date. The new features are being added tomorrow, April 18.

The update brings Persona 5's Joker; a new themed stage, Mementos; and some Persona 5 tracks. You'll need to own the Fighters Pass which costs £22.49 or buy the Challenger Pack for £5.39 to get access to Joker.

The new Stage Builder sounds to be pretty full-featured. You can add moving platforms, spinning traps, and other devices. But for the artists among you, you can also decorate on a front and back layer, letting you build more complex designs.

In undocked mode, you can use the Switch's touchscreen to draw your stage
In undocked mode, you can use the Switch's touchscreen to draw your stage

Your stages won't just live on your console, you can share them through Smash World, a new section in the Switch app.

You will also be able to create videos from footage you've recorded in-game, add subtitles and sound effects and share that through Smash World, too.

I'm a big fan of Persona 5 so will be looking forward to playing as Joker, but I think the stage builder could see an explosion of great new stages. Just think of the creativity that was unleashed with the release of Mario Maker.

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Julian Benson

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