Masahiro Sakurai to Take a Break from Video Game Direction

Crossover video games are quite mainstream now, with games like Fortnite gaining prominence.

However, the first video game ever to tap into the crossover universe was Super Smash Bros. The game, which was released in 1999 on the Nintendo 64 console, featured characters like Solid Snake from Konami and Sonic the Hedgehog from the Sega universe.

The 2008 version of the game called the Super Smash Bros Brawl was the most popular one from the video game series. The latest buzz in the Smash Bros gaming universe is about the announcement of a final DLC character.

Who is the Final DLC Character in the Smash Bros Universe?

The video game creator and director Masahiro Sakurai have said that this character would be the last one in the game, as reported by GH. He also announced that he would be taking a break from video game creation.

Since its launch in 2018, Super Smash Bros Ultimate has been one of the most talked-about games ever. The fan following for the game has only grown in recent years, with many coming to online forums to discuss, debate, and speculate and the DLC fighters. The developers behind the game work hard for launching new updates. They are led by the creator of the video game series, Masahiro Sakurai.

The latest and the last addition will be in the form of Sora, who is a character from the Kingdom Hearts franchise. Kingdom Hearts is a video game series that is jointly owned by Disney and Square Enix. It was created by Tetsuya Nomura and was exclusively sold on Sony PlayStation at a time. The Sora DLC will be joining a universe of 86 fighters in the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which is played on Nintendo Switch.

While making the announcement regarding the last Smash Bros DLC characters, Masahiro Sakurai said that the developers did a fine job on the character. The character was revealed through a video presentation. It was not just a teaser trailer introducing the new character but was a comprehensive presentation of the entire move set.

Masahiro Sakurai has worked tirelessly for the past three years to deliver updates on Super Smash Bros Ultimate. With the announcement of the last character in the game, he has announced that he would be taking a break from video game direction. In response to this, many fans of the game expressed their gratitude to him on Twitter. Soon after, the Twitter hashtag #ThankYouSakurai was trending globally.

Fans thank Smash Bros director with #ThankYouSakurai

During the announcement of the Sora DLC fighter, fans of the Smash Bros game voiced their appreciation for the director of the game with the hashtag #ThankYouSakurai. The fans wanted to thank Sakurai for his dedication to the game and his endless hard work in creating characters for the fans of the game.

Tetsuya Nomura, the director of the Kingdom Hearts video game series, also made a Twitter post thanking Mr Sakurai. He said that Mr Sakurai’s staff was great at handling the detailed requests and reviews during the creation of Sora. He further added that the fans of the game would enjoy the character of Sora.

Masahiro Sakurai also responded to his fans after seeing the trending hashtag on Twitter. He thanked his fans for showing love to him. He said that the final DLC release was the result of the hard work of many people involved in the project. He extended his thanks to his team and his fans, who helped in promoting the game. He finally finished the message with a goodbye.

The Legacy of Sakurai

Masahiro Sakurai has been leading the Super Smash Bros video game series since it was launched in 1999. The crossover fighter game took the gaming industry by storm thereafter. The announcement of the final DLC character marks a monumental moment in the history of the game. It looks like this is the end of his legendary run in the Smash Bros universe. This is why many fans have posted heartfelt messages for him on Twitter to show their appreciation.