Super Smash Bros 4 Character News: All Combatants Have 6 Color Or Outfit Options, See Samus And The Villager's Palettes In New Images

By Matthew Buzzi , Updated Sep 03, 2014 10:45 AM EDT
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The Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS details keep coming from Nintendo ahead of the staggered release of both versions, with the 3DS title set to hit on October 3. The Wii U version does not yet have a set release date, but is due out some time this holiday season.

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Several new characters and other details were revealed at E3 as expected, and we got to see the game in action in a live tournament. Even after these major announcements, though, series director Masahiro Sakurai continues to give us comparatively smaller details through the official site in the form of a daily picture update.

Today's post is all about the character color options, of which there are way more than in past titles. There were normally about four different colors you could select for each combatant, but that number has been doubled in the upcoming titles. You can see all eight of Samus' alternate costumes in the images in this post, as well as a sampling of The Villager's palette.

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Here's Sakurai's accompanying description:

"Until now, you were only able to choose from four, or sometimes five or six colors for each character. This time, though, all characters have eight colors to choose from! The first four color schemes for Samus are based off her Varia Suit, Fusion Suit, Gravity Suit from Super Metroid, and the Dark Suit."

"And here she is in the color schemes of the Gravity Suit from Metroid Prime, Green Samus (a regular in the Smash series), the Light Suit, and Dark Samus. A total of eight colors."

"You can choose between four male and four female Villagers to play with. The designs for their faces and clothes are different. And here are the four Villagers we haven't shown you yet."

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