dark        

Smash Ultimate is embracing Castlevania with its next event

0

'Spirit Nocturne'

Castlevania is making a comeback. Well, kind of, right? A kinda-comeback?

Konami is pumping out re-releases and anniversary collections in an attempt to prop up the series again, and Bloodstained was created in response to people's love for the series. Lest we forget another huge Castlevania love letter: Smash Ultimate's inclusion of Richter and Simon, on top of a Dracula's Castle stage and plenty of 'Vania music.

Smash is honoring that alliance this weekend, as it'll kick off a "Spirit Nocturne" event starting on April 19. Higher gold rates are promised for this three-day event, which will feature many of the pictured, non-playable (or in Alucard's case, an assist) characters from the Castlevania realm in spirit form.

To be frank I wouldn't mind seeing a Castlevania boss as DLC at some point. I know they kind of already ruined the chances of that with the boss appearances in the aforementioned Dracula arena, but I'm holding out hope for a straight-up Death DLC fighter.

Nintendo AU NZ [Twitter]

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chris Carter
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC   gamer profile

Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ------------------- T... more + disclosures


 


 


Also on Destructoid: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate   (84)   From our database:

  • The Smash Bros. 'Everyone is Here' mural artist says the idea came from Sakurai - Chris Carter
  • PSA: Today is the last day to redeem your Smash Ultimate Piranha Plant code - Chris Carter
  • Smash Ultimate is getting a Metroid event, and I'll take another retro-themed entry any day now, Nintendo - Chris Carter
  • Nintendo released Banjo Kazooie's new Smash Ultimate theme and it's DAHA-licious - Chris Carter
  • Nintendo is celebrating the Zelda: Link's Awakening remake in Smash Ultimate with new spirits - Chris Carter
  • Banjo and Kazooie are coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! - Chris Carter
  • Dragon Quest is invading Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Chris Carter
  • Sakurai says the next Smash Ultimate DLC fighter will be revealed at E3 - Chris Carter
  • 'Hoy there, small fry! Fishy friends are taking over Super Smash Bros. this weekend - Chris Carter
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Castlevania #Fighting Games #Nintendo #Nintendo Switch #Super Smash Bros.

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •