​Smash Ultimate Joker releases date was revealed during the Nintendo Direct on Thursday, where Nintendo briefly mentioned Smash Ultimate 3.0 update. 

​​Smash Ultimate Joker Release Date

Joker, a character from Persona 5, will be the first DLC character in Smash Ultimate's Challenger Pack. During the newest Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced Joker will be made available for players by the end of April -- though no specific date was given in the announcement.

Joker was ​first announced at The Game Awards. The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass DLC pack will feature five new characters to the series, and, according to Nintendo, they are characters players "wouldn't anticipate" being included in Smash Ultimate. All five character packs will be released between now and February 2020.

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