Earlier this week, Nintendo confirmed that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate producer Masahiro Sakurai would be revealing a new ARMS fighter for the game’s roster. Fans of the tireless developer, however, might also get a rare glimpse of his personal life when the big show goes live tomorrow!
Nintendo of Japan has posted an update confirming that the presentation was recorded within Sakurai’s own house, rather than at an office or some studio. This was likely in light of ongoing concerns about the global coronavirus outbreak, which forced many employees to work from home to stay safe from infection.
The ARMS fighter presentation is coming soon!
Tomorrow, 6/22 at 11 PM (Japan time) there will be a live stream called "How to Use the ARMS Fighter".
The presentation will be filmed from Sakurai's house, showing off the charm of the new fighter and stretchy arms! See you there! https://t.co/B7ymflVPO0
— PushDustIn (@PushDustIn) June 21, 2020
In response to this, many folks discussed and joked about possibly seeing what Sakurai’s house looked like. Some even hoped to see Sakurai’s cat make an appearance:
Arms fighter reveal gonna be 5 minutes and then the rest of the 30 minutes is Sakurai vlogging his house and showing us his wife and cat
— 👑𝔻𝕚𝕤𝕔𝕠𝕣𝕕𝔹𝕠𝕪 👑 (@DiscordReturns) June 21, 2020
This presentation is going to be from Sakurai’s house and knowing how much he loves to go off and share other things we’re probably gonna get 25 mins of character info & the rest will be a house tour with his cat lmaooooo https://t.co/axVx8U3uys
— Aero @ Bionis (@ActualAero) June 21, 2020
I’d much rather the 30 out of the 35 minutes just to be Sakurai giving us a house tour https://t.co/pewlXAmQq7
— Owen915 (@915owen) June 21, 2020
The main reason why I’m gonna watch the Arms fighter reveal for ssbu is to see sakurai’s house
— Celestial (@rayan_plays) June 21, 2020
We will all be sad if you don’t introduce your cat to us, Sakurai
— MikeYokite (@MikeYokite) June 21, 2020
What do you think? Are you looking forward to this unique venue for the presentation? Feel free to share your thoughts with us below!