Smash Ultimate Seems to Be Teasing Some Kind of Boss Mode

Today’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Direct was chock full of exciting announcements and reveals. But while new fighters like Simon Belmont and King K. Rool were getting most of the attention, Nintendo may have made another sly reveal — some type of ‘Boss Mode’.

Midway through the presentation, during a section about new Assist Trophies, Nintendo revealed that the Rathalos from the Monster Hunter series would be one — however, that’s not what they showed for its initial reveal. The Rathalos was first shown as a special boss fight against a single player, using unique moves on a brand new stage based on Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate’s Ancestral Steppe area.

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