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When is that? Sony not being around might cause a rescheduling.
Nintendo always goes out at 9am west cost time on opening day so small hours so either they're in Alaska/Hawaii or Australia where it's early the next day morning
 

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Alright, we put a lot of time and effort into making Joker since announcing him a day before launch, so let's just delete every single piece of data we have on him cause we might not get to release him on time and people waited too long for him to come out. SURELY everyone will be okay with that.
It's nintendo we're talking about here. They don't care about the fans, they just care about the money.
Also, Nintendo could've stepped in and stopped them anytime between the 3.0 announcement and now, so there probably wasn't a ton of content to be scrapped other than a model ripped from p5.
 
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It's nintendo we're talking about here. They don't care about the fans, they just care about the money.
Also, Nintendo could've stepped in and stopped them anytime between the 3.0 announcement and now, so there probably wasn't a ton of content to be scrapped other than a model ripped from p5.
I mean yeah they care about the money. It's why they advertised Joker as the first DLC fighter to begin with. You make it sound like Nintendo are willing to have Joker canned for the sake of making more money, which that in of itself is only going to waste money. Even if the Fighter Pass on its own has made a profit for Nintendo, removing a character that has been announced and planned is only going to turn away potential buyers rather than bring them in.

Now onto the topic of E3, Doug Bowser will very likely be present at Nintendo's presentation. I wonder what he's going to be doing, even if it's just simply saying a few announcements here and there.
 
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There's two weeks left in April so we could potentially get a direct.

If I had to guess, I'd say there'd be either a Smash Bros one for Joker on the last week or that upcoming Persona 5 event will work in Joker's Smash reveal too.
 

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Can’t believe E3 is right around the corner already, damn time flys when you work full time. I’m pretty excited to see what both Nintendo and Microsoft bring to the table this year, seeing how there was an announcement about Xbox live coming to the switch. I personally think it would be neat to see the Xbox achievement system for switch games; achievements are one of the things I’ve been wanting for the switch.
 

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Can’t believe E3 is right around the corner already, damn time flys when you work full time. I’m pretty excited to see what both Nintendo and Microsoft bring to the table this year, seeing how there was an announcement about Xbox live coming to the switch. I personally think it would be neat to see the Xbox achievement system for switch games; achievements are one of the things I’ve been wanting for the switch.
First, welcome to Smashboards.

Second, imagine that XBox achievments are added to Smash, but only for the Microsoft character ^_^
 

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Really hoping for a Botw/Odyssey tier trailer this year - something that really leaves you going 'holy ****' - but much as I'm looking forward to it, not sure that Animal Crossing can deliver in that respect
 

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Really hoping for a Botw/Odyssey tier trailer this year - something that really leaves you going 'holy ****' - but much as I'm looking forward to it, not sure that Animal Crossing can deliver in that respect
As much as I want it to happen I don't think there will be something on that level for this year. We'll get trailers for Animal Crossing and Pokemon but I doubt they'll be as breaking as Botw/Odyssey. That is unless Nintendo is hiding a big game from us for E3, but that's a pretty big what if scenario.
 

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I don't think we'll get a new Mario Platformer at E3 because not only have we had NSMBUD but Mario Maker 2 is coming.
If the game's not out by E3, we'll definetly get a big trailer for it.
 
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Really hoping for a Botw/Odyssey tier trailer this year - something that really leaves you going 'holy ****' - but much as I'm looking forward to it, not sure that Animal Crossing can deliver in that respect
It's not exactly an epic adventure series, so I'm not sure that kind of expectation can really be applied in this case.

I don't think we'll get a new Mario Platformer at E3 because not only have we had NSMBUD but Mario Maker 2 is coming.
If the game's not out by E3, we'll definetly get a big trailer for it.
At most, I'd expect a port for Super Mario 3D World. Pretty please?
 
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I'm most excited about Microsoft's show. Sony's their more direct competitor, and with them taking the year off Microsoft is going to be trying hard to win over Sony fans before next gen. I expect them to blow it out of the water this year.

Nintendo, I'm also quite excited, but Nintendo shares things all year. Microsoft hasn't said a thing about the major unreleased games they showed off last year, and Phil Spencer clearly loves putting all his chips into a big E3 conference.
Microsoft and Nintendo relationship- one of my most anticipated.

Hoping I can get a big surprise.
#GoldenSunForever
 

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Well now the Joker hype is cooling down a little, it seems we'll have to wait until E3 for the next DLC character.

It'll either be someone real big or it'll be two of them.
 

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Well there's now less than 50 days to go.

Things are begining to warm up for the event with companies dropping some titles here and there.
 

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This is all I really want that I actually expect to show.

Everything else is gravy.
 

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It’s definitely going to happen, but I dunno if we’d hear about it as soon as E3
The current rumor from AestheticGamer (he's basically always right about Resident Evil stuff) is that RE3 is already deep into production with a contracted third party with a very early 2020 release. Considering both RE7 and RE2make had reveal trailers at E3 followed by January releases, that's what I'm banking on here.
 
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If they were going to announce two of the DLC characters in a near-E3 Smash direct (like last time), who would you want or expect to see revealed?

It'd never happen but if Crash and a Rhythm Heaven character both got revealed and at the same time I'd EXPLODE.
 
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If they were going to announce two of the DLC characters in a near-E3 Smash direct (like last time), who would you want or expect to see revealed?
Isn't there already a pretty popular character speculation thread?

I would love Crash to death but at the same time I have to acknowledge that his abilities are pretty standard, and Sakurai tends to gravitate towards unique fighters with new gimmicks. Spyro would fit that more--still waiting for those Switch/Steam port announcements, though. Rhythm Heaven has some character gimmick potential.

I don't like how much I'm using the word "gimmick" but that's like every Smash character now.
 
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Mario Maker 2 is coming out on June 28, so it's extremely likely some sort of new info on it will be revealed at e3.


I still hope we get new info before then.
MM2's website says 'full site coming soon', so we'll probably get an info dump some time in the next few weeks

Given how they dumped info for Ultimate's 3.0 update, I could also see a longish, direct-style video dropping out of nowhere
 

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So Nintendo said they're not gonna reveal any hardware in June but do we trust them on that or are they trying to maintain surprise?
 
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I would love Crash to death but at the same time I have to acknowledge that his abilities are pretty standard, and Sakurai tends to gravitate towards unique fighters with new gimmicks. Spyro would fit that more--still waiting for those Switch/Steam port announcements, though. Rhythm Heaven has some character gimmick potential.

I don't like how much I'm using the word "gimmick" but that's like every Smash character now.
Couldn't his spin abilities be worked creatively into his moveset? Alongside his other superpowers and things? Or is that not gimmicky enough? :p
Hypothetically if Crash was to get in and at E3, it'd throw hilarious shade at the no-show Sony.
 
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