Piranha Plant Super Smash Bros. Ultimate purchase available

Piranha Plant Now Available to Purchase in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

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Last week, Piranha Plant was added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as a playable fighter. This DLC fighter was available for free to all players who purchased and registered their copy of the game before January 31, with the promise that the new character would be available to purchase at a later date for those who didn’t buy the game so early. Well, it seems that that “later date” wasn’t too much later, since the character is available to purchase now.

Recently, and in-game notification informed players that the Piranha Plant fighter DLC is now available to purchase from Nintendo’s eShop. This DLC costs $5 and only includes the new playable character, as opposed to future DLC packs, which will include a new stage and music along with each fighter, but will cost $6 each. Keep in mind that Piranha Plant is NOT a part of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate‘s Fighter Pass DLC pack, so if you want Piranha Plant, you’ll have to buy it as stand-alone DLC.

The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighter Pass is currently available to purchase for $25 and will include five more DLC characters that will come with their own stages and music. The first DLC character that will be part of the Fighter Pass will be Joker from Persona 5, but the other four upcoming fighters are currently unknown.


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Dylan Siegler has a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Redlands. He has copy edited novels and short stories and is the editor of nearly all marketing materials for RoKo Marketing. In addition to his professional work, Dylan is also working on several of his own projects. Some of these projects include a novel that satirizes the very nature of novel writing as an art and a short film that parodies buddy cop movies. His short story “Day 3658,” a look into a future ten years into a zombie apocalypse, is being published in September of 2017 in Microcosm Publishing’s compilation Bikes in Space IV: Biketopia. His political satire "The Devil's Advocates" is currently available for free (the link to this story can be found on his Facebook page).