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User Info: Dead Guy Hubbin

Dead Guy Hubbin
4 years ago#1
Remember, three of the characters in Brawl were actually 2-3 characters in one slot, adding up to 39. Also Sakurai never said the game would have exactly the number Brawl had or less. He just said the amount won't be drastically bigger. I'm guessing there will be 40 at the most.

I'm actually not usually one of those "No, Brawl had 39 characters, not 35!" people, but when the concern is character balancing, it's actually relevant.

User Info: wiiking96

4 years ago#2
How about 37.782479 characters?
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User Info: gamedude2009

4 years ago#3
By 40, do you mean after or before transformations?

But yeah, I expect anywhere from 35-45 before forms. He said he wants to focus on the individuality of the characters more than the quantity. Hopefully less clones, then.
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User Info: Doug314

4 years ago#4
In one interview he said we've about reached the limit, but that doesn't mean exactly reached the limit, and in another, he said we could have 50 characters. So if one of those means about 40-45, and the other means about 50, then we should expect 46. So there will be about 7 more than brawl.
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User Info: Dead Guy Hubbin

Dead Guy Hubbin
4 years ago#5
From: gamedude2009 | Posted: 4/20/2013 7:27:11 PM | #003
By 40, do you mean after or before transformations?

Before, so 40 character slots. I expect that Zelda/Sheik are staying and maybe ZSS, so probably 42 movesets max total.

User Info: UberPyro64

4 years ago#6
45, 50 with transformations is what we should expect.
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User Info: reaverz

4 years ago#7
I don't think he meant that we won't be getting more than 39 characters (transformations included), he just means that there probably won't be as big an increase in the roster size as before. Which is understandable, given that there aren't very many characters left that are "must-haves" the way characters like Wario and Diddy Kong were for Brawl.

UberPyro's numbers are probably the most believable maximum number of characters for these games. Hoping for anything more is setting oneself up for a letdown.
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User Info: DasDavid

4 years ago#8
My own roster is 49 large, after transformations, and I see no way of looking at it that tells me it's too much. It may be on the high-end of reasonable, but I don't find it at all impossible.
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User Info: Faceman_

4 years ago#9
There will be 64. Game wont be out until 2015 though... Worth it.

User Info: Limelight788

4 years ago#10
I think we'll see anywhere from 48-56 characters (counting transformations). Shouldn't be too unreasonable to expect.
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