During the Nintendo Direct presentation earlier today, director Masahiro Sakurai explained how Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS will handle multiplayer: "Players will be able to play online with friends as well as other users in a handful of different multiplayer modes. Online multiplayer without friends comes in two distinct forms: For Fun and For Glory." That's not all, Charizard will be a selectable character in the game for both versions. Continue reading for the new trailer and more information.
Polygon adds, "Game director Masahiro Sakurai also confirmed the development team is working to crack down on exploits known to users, including 'edge hogging,' when a player hangs from a stage's ledge, blocking another player who is trying to not fall off the stage from grabbing it and climbing back on."