First new Smash. Bros trailer at E3

Masahiro Sakurai confirms debut trailer for upcoming Wii U and 3DS Smash Bros. game to be shown during Nintendo Direct on June 11.


The first trailer for the upcoming Wii U and 3DS Smash Bros. title will be shown as part of next week's Nintendo Direct to take place June 11 during the Electronic Entertainment Expo.

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Sora Ltd. designer Masahiro Sakurai revealed the news on Twitter today, but did not give any further details on what the video will show.

The new Wii U and 3DS Smash Bros. is currently in development at Sora Ltd. in collaboration with Namco Bandai Games. It was announced during E3 2011.

At the time, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said the Wii U and 3DS versions will work together on both platforms "in some fashion," though this has not been clarified further to date.

The most recent Smash Bros. title was 2008's Super Smash Bros. Brawl for the original Wii. The game has sold 11.49 million copies worldwide as of March 31.

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