Autumn Games, Future Club and Hidden Variable revealed that fan-favorite fighter Umbrella (and Hunger) will find their way to Skullgirls 2. Encore and Skullgirls Mobile. Umbrella becomes the second DLC fighter in the game’s season 1 pass. The trio of companies published a detailed blog post about their addition, including a rough release date for Q4 2021 for their final build.
The three companies updated fans with an overview of how they plan to implement Umbrella in Skullgirls 2nd Again. The teams precede the information by indicating that the grade is still early in development. Umbrella will be a slow and heavy fighter with big swings. One of her gimmicks is that Hunger̵
Steam users will be able to play as the character earlier than anyone else. In July 2021, Season 1 Pass owners will be able to try out a “sketchy” alpha build of Umbrella in Skullgirls 2nd Again. Then the team moves the character to beta and early access in the 3rd quarter of 2021. The final build and her story state will start sometime in the 4th quarter of 2021. The team even corrected that they might have a look ready for the third season 1 Pass DLC character before that. The developers used a similar release pattern for the first DLC character in season 1, Annie.
Skullgirls 2nd Again is available now on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam. Skullgirls Mobile is available on Android and iOS devices. Both Skullgirls 2nd Again and Season 1 Pass, which includes Umbrella, are on sale now on Steam.