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Minecraft's Steve kills Super Mario RPG's Geno in this Super Smash Bros. Ultimate created stage

When Super Smash Bros. series creator Masahiro Sakurai revealed that Minecraft's Steve would be joining Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as Fighters Pass vol. 2's next DLC character, I imagine a lot of fans may have felt that the dream of seeing one of their own favorite characters announced during that presentation was dead. One fan seemed to feel that more than everyone else, though.

A Smash Bros. Ultimate player by the name of Dylanirus created a stage that sees the Minecraft protagonist, well... kill Geno from Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Sorry, Geno — and Geno fans.

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Rumor: Announcement of Minecraft's Steve in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate gives credibility towards a certain other fighter that was supposedly leaked

Players will gain access to Minecraft's Steve, Alex, Zombie, and Enderman in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on October 13 as part of Challenger Pack 7. According to a former Mojang employee, talks to get Steve into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate basically began five years ago.

Most fans seemingly discarded the idea that Steve would become a playable rep after Banjo-Kazooie were revealed at E3 2019. The general mindset suggested that if one of these Microsoft reps made it in, then the other wouldn't. And yet here we are with both of them.

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Nintendo deletes references to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's amiibo release window for Banjo-Kazooie, Terry and Byleth

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate saw a ton of announcements in the past week with Minecraft's Steve and Alex joining the biggest video game crossover ever alongside more new content though one part that was probably more overlooked than the rest were the reveals for Banjo-Kazooie, Byleth and Terry Bogard's amiibo.

Shortly after Steve's gameplay breakdown from director Masahiro Sakurai, Nintendo of America tweeted out a better look at the amiibo representing Fatal Fury, Fire Emblem and Rare, but they've since gone back and deleted it due to the listed release window into next year.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Version 9.0.0 update confirmed coming with Minecraft's Steve and Alex next week, will include balance changes

There's less than one week to go until Minecraft's Steve, Alex, Zombie and Enderman dig their way into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Fighter Pass Vol. 2, and now we've received a small hint as to what's coming with them.

Nintendo confirmed this morning that the Version 9.0.0 update will launch alongside the upcoming DLC fighter(s), and it will include balance changes for other characters on the massive roster.

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Talks to get Minecraft's Steve into the Super Smash Bros. series may have started five years ago according to former employee

Minecraft's Steve and Alex will be joining Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as part of Challenger Pack 7 on October 13. This reveal ended up being so significant within the community that Twitter had difficulties handling all the traffic.

For quite some time, there have been rumors and "leaks" suggesting that Minecraft content of some form was coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Strangely, word of Minecraft's inclusion was only just recently confirmed.

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Minecraft Steve's announcement in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate broke Twitter so hard it even caught the attention of Masahiro Sakurai

Steve and Alex making the jump from Minecraft to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was perhaps the biggest video game announcement of the month or potentially even year depending on who you are, but many had a hard time immediately talking about the blocky fighter's inclusion.

Twitter's servers appeared to crash worldwide following the reveal that an Enderman will be fighting against the likes of Mario, Mega Man, and so many others with the best-selling video game ever meeting the biggest crossover ever which even caught the attention of Smash's director, Masahiro Sakurai.

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Minecraft's Steve is theorized to have a touch of death combo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate before release according to GimR

Minecraft's Steve and Alex are slated to be released as part of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Challenger Pack 7 on October 13. Their emphasis on resource management, weapon crafting, and stage altering tools make them very unique, which is quite an accomplishment in a game that will have 82 fighters upon their release.

There's already speculation that suggests that Steve and Alex will be very strong in the meta. VGBC|GimR recently uploaded a video that has him discussing the possibility that the Minecraft characters will have a fairly simple touch of death sequence.

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Masahiro Sakurai: Balance decisions come from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate sessions with staff during lunch but that's not possible with the quarantine

Earlier today, Masahiro Sakurai, Director for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, provided a detailed breakdown of Minecraft's Steve and Alex in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate — who are slated to be released on October 13. As the developers in Japan have been confined to their homes during the quarantine that has resulted from the COVID-19 global pandemic, Sakurai briefly spoke about how the situation is affecting development.

"What's been especially difficult during development is that I myself haven't been able to playtest with other people very often," stated Sakurai. "When developing Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, I normally battle with staff every day at lunch time and use those sessions to make adjustments to balance. This isn't possible at the moment."

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Kirby's blocky form that's generated from copying Minecraft Steve in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate might just be Kirby's best copy hat

Since Kirby's neutral special allows him to inhale, digest, and then copy other characters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, his presence adds a unique challenge for the developers as the roster continues to expand. With Minecraft's Steve and Alex (as an alternate costume) becoming playable in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Kirby is due another copy hat.

Kirby trades his round appearance for a blocky form when he assimilates Steve's neutral special. This might just be Kirby's best copy hat yet.

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One of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's leading prospects as a DLC fighter is now disconfirmed

The prospective list of characters who could potentially join the roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is so expansive between the likes of Doom to Devil May Cry that it feels like almost anyone is a possibility — outside of Goku — though we now know the fate of one of those most highly sought after by fans.

Smash Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai revealed the next slate of Mii Fighter costumes coming to the game when Minecraft's Steve launches on October 13 that included the foul-mouthed assassin from No More Heroes.

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Minecraft's Steve and Alex release on October 13 in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, new Mii Fighter costumes revealed

The world of Minecraft will soon be invading Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with Steve, Alex, Zombie and Enderman joining the expansive DLC roster, and now we know exactly when they'll be arriving.

During the gameplay breakdown stream this morning, Smash director Masahiro Sakurai announced that the new Minecraft fighters and stage will be digging their way to the main event on October 13.

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Masahiro Sakurai presents Steve and Alex from Minecraft for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate extended breakdown going live at 7:30 am PT

Nintendo certainly seemed to catch everyone off guard just a few days ago when they announced that Minecraft's Steve, Alex, Zombie and Enderman would be coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Fighter Pass Vol. 2.

Now the time has come for players to see just what all they'll be able to do in battle with Masahiro Sakurai presenting a full breakdown for the new additions and their mining, building crafting abilities.

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Fan pays homage to Avengers: Infinity War movie poster by recreating it with the likeness of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

It can be argued that Avengers: Infinity War is one of the greatest superhero movies of all time. This is certainly evident by the fact that it was able to accumulate over $2 billion worldwide at the box office.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is often compared to the Avenger movies in that it's one of the greatest gaming crossovers to date. As such, it appears that one fan has taken it upon themselves to recreate the Avengers: Infinity War in the likeness of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

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What changes to Sonic's moveset in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate would a professional Sonic player like SuperGirlKels implement?

Being that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a celebration of video game history, it's no wonder that Sonic the Hedgehog is one of the game's 80 playable fighters. Sonic is most notable in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for having the fastest base ground speed in the game.

When Sonic was first introduced in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, he was sort of rushed into the game. As a result, many of his moves and animations were recycled from other characters.

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Minecraft Steve in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has quickly become a popular meme

The prospect of seeing Steve from Minecraft as a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate became a meme early on. This is a crossover fans never expected to ever actually see happen, but alas, Nintendo popped the lid off and revealed this week that the blocky character is indeed en route to Smash Bros. Ultimate as a DLC character in Fighters Pass vol. 2.

Much like many things in life, Steve in Smash has come full circle as the internet quickly hopped on the "making Steve in Smash memes" train and sharing them across the internet. Today we're looking at some of the memes floating around here in the fighting game community.

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Kirby could become an adorable Lego when he absorbs Minecraft's Steve in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate if this old mod is any indicator

How on earth could Kirby get any cuter? Well, Nintendo just might have an answer to that question with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's upcoming DLC character, Steve from Minecraft.

The second character of Smash Bros. Ultimate's Fighters Pass vol. 2 brings his blocky style into the mix, and with the announcement fans are wondering what Kirby will look like when he inhales Steve or any of his alternate skins — Alex, Zombie, and Enderman. Images of an old Smash Bros. Wii U mod have been soaring across social media since the announcement that show the little pink puffball transformed into an adorable block-head, and considering how spot on the design looks it could be what the actual transformation ends up looking like.

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Will Steve's edge guard game be too strong in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate? Here's why we're not too worried yet

Given that the trailer was trending #2 on YouTube when we last checked, you're probably living under a 32-bit rock if you haven't heard that Minecraft's Steve (along with a few carbon copy alternate looks) is the next DLC character en route to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Already the internet has excitedly begun prospecting as we're seeing a collective effort to analyze and break down the handful of short glimpses into the new character we've currently got. One question seems to be floating up to the top of many a discussion, however, and it has to do with the fact that Steve can build blocks on stage and quite possibly dominate the edge guard game as a result.

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