Hard disagree. That would have lead the people who are screeching now to assume the whole second pass would be 'stale and boring' characters, and possibly screeching even harder. Neither the first or the last of a pass is a good fit for this guy. I'd probably put him second last, if anywhere.I can kind of get why people were annoyed about the reveal mostly because of the articles talkin about how V's VA said x on a podcast which was misinterpreted and spread like wildfire with the fake news. That on top of the DMC twitter tweeting about the date probably threw people off. I watched the presentation at work and was laughing my head off realizing some people fucked themselves like Max. In any case like many have said, it would have been a better reveal as the first character for the next pass instead of the last character for this one.
And re: the whole 'fire emblem fans are being toxic', I'm seeing nowhere near as much 'aww man, i'm disappointed but otherwise good pack' as I'm seeing 'Sakurai might as well have broke into my house, kicked me in the balls, and stole my switch'. You can't act like the Smash Bros fans are being graceful losers and the FE fans are teabagging and dancing on them. It's more like the Smash Bros fans are clipping the mic in screeching while FE fans are teabagging and dancing on them. There's always collateral in a shitfest like this, and acting like one side or the other is nobler is a joke.