The idea for changing up the characters to bring a more balanced gameplay likely came from gamers complaining they did not have a fair advantage if they were competing against one of those listed above. Once all of the gamers have the update downloaded, it will be interesting to see if Nintendo made the right changes.
Sometimes it comes down to how you play the game were a one percent change in damage is not going to keep you from winning if you have a better strategy. Right now there are fifty-five characters to choose from and according to sources, Nintendo is looking to add more via the downloadable content feature.
There are fans that are digging deep to find any information they can about new characters and that includes looking up profiles on IMDB to see if a voice actor is listed under the Super Smash Bros 4 cast.