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User Info: COlimar788

4 years ago#31
I'd be very disappointed if the roster didn't reach into at least the mid 40s. Balance isn't a good excuse, considering much more complex fighters like MvC3 manage to have some semblance of balance with a 50 character roster.

The characters make a game like this, and if Sakurai doesn't think that's the case he's kidding himself.
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User Info: a_fartn_Spartan

4 years ago#32
IMO, 45 is a good number to predict the roster. 50 would be the absolute max. But the way I see it, TC, is that you can make a perfectly good roster with just 45 newcomers, no cuts. Here's a list of newcomers:

King K. Rool
Little Mac

Now try to think a character that REALLY deserves a spot in the roster. There really isn't anyone left that has a mix of popularity, relevance, plot significance, etc. And even if you can think of a character or 2, you never know when Sakurai is going to do with Mewtwo and Ridley. Even King K. Rool isn't safe because he wasn't in the latest DK Country game and many people expected him to be in Brawl but he failed to show up. My point is we can have a good enough roster with only 10 newcomers, easy.
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User Info: marchefelix

4 years ago#33
l33t_iRk3n_Rm33 posted...
There's no such thing as too many imo.

Pac-Man and K. Rool: the only newcomers I really want in SSB4.
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User Info: LegendofLegaia

4 years ago#34
Goshner2 posted...
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UberPyro64 posted...
Except Sakurai said 50 would be good enough so don't expect more then that.

No he didn't, he said the exact opposite of that. He said saying that "50 characters is good enough" is a bad thing. Sakurai himself thinks we've already reached the limit, which would mean we probably won't have a roster much bigger than Brawl.

And it's 37, not 39. Sakurai counts Sheik and Zero Suit Samus as separate but he counts Pokemon Trainer as one.

He says that the roster has 39 characters multiple times in these Famitsu articles.

This might come as a surprise, but some of us can't read Japanese.

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User Info: Jangobadass

4 years ago#35
40-something sounds about right.
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