With Pokemon Bank and Poke Transporter now compatible with Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, a new tribute to late Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has been discovered in the game.
According to GameXplain, if a Pokemon transferred from Pokemon Silver is in your team and you talk to Morimoto in the Game Freak office, Morimoto would say the following:
When we were having trouble fitting all the data in for Gold and Silver, and we were really in a pinch, this amazing guy came along and made a program for us that solved all our problems. He went on to become the amazing president of a real big company soon after that, too.
Which literally explains Iwata’s work on Pokemon Gold and Silver during his early days as a programmer. In fact, he compressed the data so well that he managed to find enough room to fit Pokemon Red and Blue’s Kanto region into Gold and Silver.
Check out the video below to see the tribute in action.