During the latest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate broadcast, Masahiro Sakurai announced Sephiroth would be joining the roster next week on 22nd December for $5.99 USD. Else you can pick up the Fighters Pass Vol. 2.

If you can't wait for the one-winged angel to arrive though, there's a special way to unlock him early. All you have to do is take part in the special Sephiroth Challenge and defeat this boss character.

Once you defeat him, you'll be able to play as him early and also play on his stage the Northern Cave ahead of the official release. As noted by Nintendo, there are three different difficulties.

The Sephiroth Challenge mode is only available to players who have access to the Fighters Pass Vol. 2, or have pre-ordered the Challenger Pack 8: Sephiroth. This event runs from now until 22nd December.

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