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In August, Nintendo insider Papa Genos claimed that Smash fans should be on the lookout for a “surprise” coming in September. So what’s going on? Are we finally getting news about Super Smash Bros. 6?

What Super Smash Bros. Surprise Is Coming to Nintendo Switch?

Papa Genos is a trusted yet controversial leaker in the Nintendo community. They have been right many times but a few things have been far off, making Nintendo fans take their tweets with a grain of salt. But it looks like Papa Genos could be onto something this time.

The Nintendo leaker stated that they are not exactly sure what the “surprise” is but have heard rumors that Super Smash Bros. is going to announce something very soon.

Of course, many fans are jumping to the most exciting possibilities first, including Super Smash Bros. 6. This announcement is most likely in the far off future, however, since Masahiro Sakurai previously said that another Smash is coming but it doesn’t seem to be any time soon.

The second possibility is DLC for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. But Sakurai has said adamantly in the past that Ultimate is done, including DLC and updates. Has the director, who refuses to truly retire, decided to go back on his word and add more characters to Ultimate? This is pretty unlikely as well.

More realistic speculations revolve around older Smash titles being released on Nintendo Switch Online, allowing fans to play Smash 64, Melee, Brawl, and/or Smash 4 on their Switch. This is also just a guess, however, and no details have been shared about what the “surprise” could be, if it’s coming at all.

Nintendo Direct Rumors Coming in Hot For September

Even though it’s unclear what the “surprise” may be, it looks like Papa Genos could be onto something.

Papa Genos claimed that the Smash “surprise” would be coming in September and it now looks like a Nintendo Direct is going to happen this month. Maybe the Smash news will be revealed during this rumored Nintendo Direct.

It’s really not too crazy to assume a Nintendo Direct is coming in September. This happens basically every year. But with the month upon us, more leakers have been confirming that a Nintendo Direct is definitely on its way.

Of course, this doesn’t mean that it will include anything related to Super Smash Bros, but it’s starting to seem like a possibility. For now, there’s a lot to look forward to on the Switch either way, including Super Mario Bros. Wonder.