Ok, it happened, we are not in a dream or a simulation. Steve Minecraft was announced as the new fighter of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, literally breaking Twitter for a few minutes. And if during the special event, Masahiro Sakurai revealed how this new character has been implemented, the former Production Director of Mojang took advantage of the hype surrounding the announcement to offer more details on the deal with Nintendo.

Second Daniel Kaplan, it would all start at least 5 years agoIn the distant 2015. This would go to support Sakurai's earlier claims about the new characters that would make up the roster of Fighter Pass 2. In addition, Steve has been one of the most in demand, memed and leaked characters since the famous Smash Ballot set up for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS / Wii U.

And speaking of leaks, you remember when Microsoft posted a tweet of appreciation for the title? Era January 2019 and since then not only Steve, but Banjo & Kazooie have also become official roster members. “Coincidences? I do not think so."