Super Smash Bros. Roy and Ryu

A brand new world warrior will be coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate if a leaked off-screen image is to be believed.

Take this with a huge pinch of salt and put it in the rumor pile for now but unsurprisingly there has been what seems to be yet another leak from our brothers of smashing. This time it is looking like another Echo Fighter could possibly be announced soon.

The leak this time comes in the form of a blurry low-resolution off-screen photograph. If this is a fake it is very well done but has some problems. The first is that Ken’s foot is slightly clipping through the floor of what appears to be a new stage. The other thing that makes me doubt this image is the scale of Pichu, and Ken’s face looks a little off. The electric critter seems too big and Ken just looks like a happy Ryu, but what do I know?

Check it out for yourself below!

Ken Masters made his debut in the original Street Fighter, only truly gaining an individual personality in the sequel and has been a series mainstay ever since. Created in a time before two players could select the same character it makes perfect sense for Ken to be included as he was originally designed to give Street Fighter players of equal skill level an opportunity to fight on a level playing field.

Even though he is the original echo fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, if this rumor turns out to be true personally I’ll be a little disappointed as Ken would be such a waste as a separate character. Instead, perhaps he should be an alternate costume for Ryu and could function much like the male/female WiiFit Trainers or the Kooperlings and Bowser Jr. In this dream situation, I would have either the Street Fighter echo fighters being Dan/Sakura/Sean (team weak Hadouken) or Akuma (Smash needs more villains).

At the end of the day, I just want more Fire Emblem Echo characters.

Who do you think will kibe making their debut in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate? Stay tuned to n3rdabl3 for all your Smash Bros. rumors!

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