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Earlier this week we brought you the news that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate copies were already showing up in the wild. We have the body of that article below, but it’s recently been confirmed that datamining has commenced for the game, resulting in bosses and music being shared. If you’re eagerly awaiting the opportunity to discover them all on your own, be sure to take precaution! Rest assured, we’ll be sure to keep Nintendo Wire spoiler-tagged if anything pertinent pops up.

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The marketing for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has been rather different compared to its predecessors – the plan was to reveal every playable fighter ahead of release, in order to mitigate leaks similar to those that spoiled Duck Hunt and more. With this latest rumor, it seems Sakurai and co. were right to take those precautions.

Twitter user Luis Fernando Mendoza Arias has shared a photo of the games inlay art and a character selection screen we’ve yet to see elsewhere.

The fanmade Super Smash Bros. Ultimate News Twitter account has privately confirmed the box as legitimate, while also stating that the owner doesn’t wish to spoil anything significant. That said, if one person has it this early, it’s possible others have it, too.

Rest assured we won’t post anything that isn’t shared by Nintendo itself in the coming weeks without hefty spoiler warnings and vague images. We gotta experience those bosses fresh, right?

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Written by Tom Brown

Whether it’s an exciting new entry in a series long established or a weird experiment meant only for the dedicated, Tom is eager to report on it. Rest assured, if Nintendo ever announces Elite Beat Agents 2, he’ll be there.