The next Nintendo Direct is almost here. This time, the focus will purely be on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, to the excitement or dismay of many. A major character reveal will be a likely announcement, and after an accidental video upload earlier today, Castlevania's Simon Belmont might be making an appearance. Isabelle from Animal Crossing and a Gen 7 Pokemon are also heavily rumored to be roster choices who will be announced today, as well. The only way to see if these rumors are true are to stay tuned! The direct starts at 10 am ET, and GBAtemp will be covering the event live. All announcements and trailers will be noted and summarized below. Watch on Twitch Watch on Nintendo's official site Live Updates Simon Belmont confirmed. Richter Belmont as well as an Echo. Slow, but has a long reaching whip. Has the axe, cross, and holy water. Grand cross Final Smash. Dracula's Castle stage. Has monsters from the series as stage hazards. 34 Castlevania tracks will be available. Alucard is an assist trophy. Chrom as an echo of Marth. Dark Samus as an echo of Samus. You'll be able to minimize echo characters appearances on the character select, or expand them. Pokemon Stadium, Flat Zone, Garden of Hope, Brinstar Depths, Summit, Unova League, Magicant, Gamer stages all shown off. New Donk City Hall is a new stage. SSBU will have 103 stages total. You don't have to unlock them. You can turn off stage hazards without playing the Omega Form. New feature will let you change stages mid-battle Over 800 tracks. You can turn on an option for mini final smashes that are built up by a super gauge. Squad Strike Mode. 3v3 or 5v5, where you use 3/5 different characters to fight. Tournament mode for up to 32. Smash Down mode, which removes the roster as you select them, until there's no characters left to choose. Practice mode shows your trajectory of attacks to show you how far you can launch enemies. Classic Mode is back. New items. Banana-gun. Killing edge. Bomber.Ramblin Mushroom. Rage Blaster. Abra, Lunala, Mimikyu, Pyukmuku, Vulpix, Marshadow, Ditto as new Pokemon Assist trophies: Zero, Knuckles, Krystal, Klaptrap, Kapp'n, Gray Fox, Nikki, Shovel Knight Rathalos stage boss or assist trophy. Mysterious mode that can't be announced yet... Final reveal is... King K. Rool! A limited edition version of the game will also be available.