Ryu (リュウ, Ryū) is a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. He was officially confirmed on June 12th, 2018. Ryu is classified as fighter #60.
Ryu is once again voiced by Kyle Hebert in the English version and Hiroki Takahashi in the Japanese version, albeit with recycled voice clips from Super Smash Bros. 4.
How to unlock
Complete one of the following:
With the exception of the third method, Ryu must then be defeated on Battlefield.
Changes from Super Smash Bros. 4
Classic Mode: Seeking a Challenge
Ryu's opponents are all references to characters that appear in Street Fighter II and are stamina battles with all of the stages being in Ω form. The Bonus Stage also comes earlier, similar to the car mini-game from said title. The final boss fight also includes Ken as a teammate.
Note: All of the matches play music from Street Fighter II regardless of the stage.
Role in World of Light
Although Ryu does not appear in the World of Light opening cutscene, he was vaporized and later imprisoned alongside the rest of the fighters (sans Kirby) when Galeem unleashed his beams of light.
Character Showcase Video
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