Super Smash Bros. Universe will feature 65 (69 if all four Mii Fighters are counted) in-game playable characters. 45 of the characters will be available from the start, while the other 20 will be locked. 13 of these characters are newcomers.
Super Smash Bros. Universe supports the use of amiibo, with its series of figurines representing the various characters available for play in the games. amiibo figurines are not required to unlock any characters or other features in the games, and they are completely optional for playing the game. They function the same as in Super Smash Bros. 4. amiibo from the previous Super Smash Bros. and Super Mario lineups will be compatible with Universe. New amiibo will be made for every character on the roster.
The following amiibo will be priced at $9.99 USD in the Americas, £6.43 GBP in the United Kingdom, ¥1187.19 JPY in Japan, and €8.79 EUR in the European Union.