Technically the cast of the game do appear in Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth for the 3DS, which has just been released in Japan, but this isn't the first time a character has appeared in Smash that doesn't have a close relationship with a Nintendo console.
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The addition of Joker from Persona 5 brings the confirmed roster for Super Smash Bros. But Nintendo isn't stopping there, with at least five more fighters on the way through DLC. Ultimate early and register it with their My Nintendo account before February, they will receive the character for free.
We'll dive deep into the history of the characters from the original Super Smash Bros. for the N64 all the way to Super Smash Bros. While it's been known that we'd be getting additional characters as DLC for some time, the first character coming to the game post-launch has been revealed, and it may not be who you expected, especially if you happen to be a Persona fan.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate releases December 7 for Nintendo Switch. Ultimate. With the biggest roster ever, including the return of every past character, Smash Ultimate hopes to live up to its name.