Earlier this week wrote Super Smash Bros. Ultimate director Masahiro Sakurai on the new Switch release in Famitsu.
According to the translation – gratitude for Siliconera, Sakurai's thoughts on how the game is to be played is still the same. His belief is that it's not the right way to necessarily play Smash Bros. As for his view of the eSports scene, he has come to accept the way the game is played at a competitive level, but noticed how much work had gone into casual play style.
It's not surprising to hear that his feelings about the professional scene are still the same. On previous occasions, Sakurai has stated how he is not concerned with the competitive aspects of the Smash Bros. series, and believes that Nintendo's philosophy does not match this kind of game.
Talked to The Guardian back in August, Sakurai revealed what he regularly thinks about when I look at professional Smash tournaments online:
"The only thing I always think is that if they only used several different stages and things , there would be much more variation in the game. "
In terms of how he feels about the series generally after the release of Ultimate, according to his latest column in Famitsu, he said he would always prioritize a new entry in the series if Nintendo would approach him again but obviously will not guarantee He will be on the project forever.
As to how the series brings together Nintendo's all-star cast, Sakurai feels that it has now developed far beyond this ̵
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