The Nintendo 3DS has a built in music player that lets you play songs saved onto the system’s SD card while the 3DS is in sleep mode. Kid Icarus: Uprising has an option that lets you listen to the game’s soundtrack, but that doesn’t work when the system is in sleep mode. With Super Smash Bros. for 3DS, the two are being combined into one.
Director Masahiro Sakurai revealed on Miiverse today that the first portable Smash game will have a music player that users can listen to even when their system is in sleep mode, using the L and R buttons to skip tracks – essentially making it a portable music player for the Super Smash Bros. for 3DS soundtrack! Sakurai also confirmed that during the 3DS exclusive “Smash Run” mode, the background music will be randomly selected from songs you add to a track list!
Sounds where the “Remix” part is in pink have been specially mixed for this iteration in the series, while songs that display the word in white are from previous instalments in the series.
The official website also posted up a list of composers working on the title, which includes Xenoblade Chronicles’ ACE, Super Mario 3D World‘s Mahito Yokota and Masashi Hamauzu of Final Fantasy XIII fame.
Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is due out in Japan on 13th September, which will be followed by a North American and European release on 3rd October, with an Australian release the following day.