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Highlights of any fighting game are the character reveals, something felt even more powerfully in the crossover arena that is Super Smash Bros. With Ultimate’s DLC, Nintendo has delivered a new kind of complementary showcase that’s become just as beloved — Mr. Sakurai Presents. 

Mr. Sakurai Presents presentations are a type of Nintendo Direct specific to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. During them, the series director, Masahiro Sakurai, shares information about the game’s DLC fighters.


When is Mr. Sakurai Presents?


The final Mr. Sakurai Presents presentation aired on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 at 7 a.m. PT, which revealed Sora as the final DLC fighter for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. No further Mr. Sakurai Presents presentations are planned.

For more information about Nintendo Directs, head to our When is the Next Nintendo Direct? page.