Marvel's Bill Rosemann shares which of their characters he'd like to see in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

A potential crossover is discussed, but probably won't happen

Posted by Steven 'Dreamking23' Chavez • June 7, 2019 at 9:13 a.m. PDT

Marvel Comics and Nintendo are currently teaming up for the upcoming Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order title on Nintendo Switch. With the two entertainment giants working together, it's not a surprise that some fans are wondering if another collaboration between the two companies could take place and manifest in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Game Informer recently caught up with Marvel Games' Vice President and Creative Director Bill Rosemann to discuss Ultimate Alliance 3, his experience working with Nintendo, and more. It was there that the question of a potential Smash Bros. Ultimate crossover with Marvel was brought up.

Deep into the interview, Game Informer's Ben Hanson asked if there was "any universe where [Rosemann] could imagine a Marvel character making it into Smash Bros." Rosemann replied with what he'd like to see from such a crossover.

"Well, I could imagine anything," Rosemann explained. "You know, Hawkeye standing next to Link and both shooting some arrows.

"I mean, anything could happen, but I'm not the person that makes decisions such as that."

As far as gaming goes right now, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's DLC character slots seem to be highly coveted by fellow developers.

In the past, we've seen companies like Blizzard say they'd want to see Diablo representation in Smash Bros. Ultimate, Bethesda admitting they've spoken to Nintendo about Smash Bros. (rumors say that Doom is likely the series to see a character pulled from), Xbox's Phil Spencer still open to the idea of Banjo and Kazooie in Smash, and even Cuphead's co-creator saying that their character "belongs in [Smash Bros.]"

A Marvel superhero in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate seems like a wild idea, but when you look at some of the third party characters that have managed to make it into the game already, it really does seem like anything is possible. Characters like Sonic the Hedgehog, Bayonetta, Final Fantasy's Cloud, Joker from Persona 5, Ryu and Ken from Street Fighter, and several others seemed like dream crossovers before they actually made the cut.

That having been said, I wouldn't take what Rosemann said here as any kind of hint that a Marvel character is coming to Smash Bros. It's simply interesting to hear which character he'd like to see if it actually did ever come to fruition.

If we did get a Marvel Comics character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, who would you like to see? Let us know in the comments below.

Also, check out our previous story from this interview where we look closer at what Rosemann said about Marvel working with other gaming companies and how that applies to the Marvel vs. Capcom series.

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