'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Nintendo Direct: How to Watch Online

Nintendo announced its next Direct at this year's EVO 2018 and said it will focus on the highly-anticipated fighting game, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate .

The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Direct announcement was brief and didn't include many specifics, but Nintendo did confirm that director Masahiro Sakurai will deliver new information about the game.

At E3 2018, Sakurai appeared for Nintendo's presentation to describe some of the changes made from the last Super Smash Bros. game and how each character will play. He also introduced Ridley from the Metroid series as the franchise's newest fighter.

If you're looking to watch the Nintendo Direct online, here's all the information you need, including the start time and where you can stream it live.

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The 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Nintendo Direct will stream live on Aug. 8 Nintendo

WHAT TIME DOES THE SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE NINTENDO DIRECT START?

The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Direct will begin on Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. EDT. It's unclear how long the Nintendo Direct will be, but since the company's E3 2018 presentation was about 45 minutes long, we'd expect anywhere between 20 and 30 minutes.

HOW TO WATCH SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE NINTENDO DIRECT ONLINE

There are various ways to watch the Nintendo Direct live on Aug. 8.

The easiest way is the official Nintendo Direct page. Fans can also stream the event from the Nintendo YouTube page, embedded below.

Nintendo's Twitch channel is another option for watching the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will release Dec. 7 for Nintendo Switch.

What do you think will be announced during the Nintendo Direct? Are you looking forward to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate ? Let us know in the comments section below.