MEGAZEO'S UNTITLED TUMBLR

The above article contains a quote from Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai about the number of characters in the roster and why it probably won’t increase for the fourth entry in the series.

Now, there are two possible ways to take this. The first is that the character roster we have in Brawl is what we’ll get in Smash 4, without any new additions. The second is that we will get new characters, but the number will stay the same, meaning we’ll lose current characters to make room for the new ones (like Mewtwo/Lucario).

At the risk of jumping the gun (as I know it’s still some time before any actual work on this game is actually started), but if either of the above scenarios happens, I will not be buying Smash Bros. 4. Like, at all. If I want to play with Brawl’s roster, I’ll play Brawl. And as much as I’d like to see King K. Rool, Ridley or Midna added, I don’t want it to be at the cost of Pokémon Trainer, King Dedede or Olimar.