Super Smash Bros Ultimate Director Masahiro Sakurai Doesn’t See the Series Continuing Without Him

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There are still no plans for a new entry in the Smash series following Super Smash Bros Ultimate, but this doesn't mean that the series is done, according to its creator.

Speaking with Japanese magazine Famitsu, as reported by ryokutya2089, series' creator Masahiro Sakurai has commented on the future of the popular series, saying that he is currently not thinking about a new entry in the series, and plans for such a game haven't been finalized plans at the time.

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Interestingly enough, Masahiro Sakurai also stated that he doesn't see the Super Smash Bros series continuing without him. He tried passing the torch but it did not work, so if a new entry in the series will eventually be made, he will still be at the helm.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate run ended last month with the release of the final DLC character, Sora from the Kingdom Hearts series. The character was among the most requested characters in the ballot launched for Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS a few years back, but Sakurai and Nintendo didn't manage to bring him into the series up until now.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate is now available on Nintendo Switch worldwide. Learn more about the game by checking out Dave's review.

But you might notice something in this review - a distinct lack of complaints. Well, much of the game is, of course, taken straight from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, including characters, many animations and effects, but that's it. It has so much new and changed that it feels completely distinct from that game, and the handheld form factor is another fantastic plus. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate really does include everything Smash of the past has offered and more, but it needs, perhaps, more new stages and costumes. They certainly wouldn't go amiss.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
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