Earlier today Masahiro Sakurai released a screenshot of the new home-run bat that will make an appearance in the next installment of the Super Smash Bros. series. The most notable change to the design of the bat is that the new bat is black, where previous installments saw the bat ranging from a wooden looking bat to a more gold colored bat. Someone on Twitter took the time to compare the sprites and models of previous bat designs with the new bat that Sakurai has revealed today and the difference is pretty striking.
— smashbros-miiverse (@SmashMiiverse) February 12, 2014
The Super Smash Bros. Brawl bat is the most refined of the three, just from what we’ve seen so far. It’s larger than the bat that is coming in the new game but it retains the style of the bat from previous installments. What do you think of the home-run bat redesign? Are you a fan?