Swordsman Shulk, the hero of Xenoblade Chronicles, will be playable in the upcoming Smash Bros. games, Nintendo announced today during their 3DS Nintendo Direct.

We've previously seen Shulk appear in this Monday's leaked roster for the 3DS version of Super Smash Bros., which showed several additional unannounced characters, including Ness, R.O.B., the Duck Hunt Dog, and Bowser Jr.

Check out Shulk's trailer and the official screenshots below:

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