The fighting game Killer Instinct is getting it’s next fighter for it’s upcoming 3rd season.

Reports from DSOGaming and Reddit tell that the rumored Tusk was confirmed to come to Killer Instinct Season 3 by Director Adam Isgreen during a Twitch live stream. He will be joining Kim Wu and both will receive “retro costumes” based on their previous versions.

At Gamescom during the summer, it was also announced that Rash from the popular retro title Battletoads would also be entering the fray.

other information regarding Season 3 includes (as compiled by gallaxus on Reddit)

  1. An updated Dojo Tutorial
  2. Tusk and Kim Wu have been confirmed to appear at launch and both will have retro costumes
  3. More characters will be available at launch than there were in the launch of Season 2. The remaining few will be available in the coming months.
  4. Everyone on the roster will have tweaks to help balance the game to compensate for the new features and mechanics being introduced in Season 3
  5. Two characters that are currently on the roster will be re-worked. That means their set ups and how they gain meter will be different. It is confirmed that these two characters are not Glacius, Aganos, or Shadow Jago.
  6. Although Ultimates for every character isn’t confirmed, it is possible for all the characters to receive Ultimates due to the tech they developed when they created ARIA.
  7. They will reveal more information at Pax South in San Antonio, TX sometime between January 29-31
  8. There will be more community bundles in Season 3 due to the success of the Shadow Jago Fund Raiser. The purpose of the Fund Raisers will be determined by the community on what they want to see in Season 3 that didn’t make the cut by launch. So if you want to see a certain guest character, stage, mode, feature, ect. that didn’t make the cut, make yourself heard. They are actively seeking out the community’s input.
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