Super Smash Bros. fans love a good rumour, but this one about Rayman is definitely not true.
No, Rayman is not coming to Super Smash Bros.; as many of you no doubt suspected, that rumour is absolute bollocks.
Even if we haven’t been incredulous about Masahiro Sakurai lifting his DLC ban, the original source of the rumour has come forward to confirm.
In the video below, Artsy Omni discusses how he created the footage which was later “leaked” to various forums. Regardless of how you feel about this kind of prank, it was pretty well executed.
What really impressed me about this rumour is how quickly the fanbase got behind it; I’ve seen video breakdowns of Rayman’s possible fighting style, Amiibo designs and loads of fan art. Maybe Nintendo and Ubisoft should make a deal; after all, the Rayman trophy in Super Smash Bros. shows they’re on decent terms.