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Masahiro Sakurai is one of the most important creatives in the video game industry for his high quality games, but especially for being in charge of the successful franchise Super Smash Bros.. Well, now that the last title in the series is complete, the developer wants his fans not to be aware of him.

As he had commented in an interview months ago, Masahiro Sakurai during the development of any Super Smash Bros. It is usually kept away from interviews or public appearances to avoid that the fans take this as clues of possible content that would arrive at the game.

However, now that the development of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has concluded, the creative has taken the opportunity to appear in public more often and has just been part of the special of 4Gamer in which a lot of developers shared their messages to close the year 2021.

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Masahiro Sakurai doesn’t want you to ask about him for a long time

As Masahiro Sakurai is one of the most renowned developers in the industry, there is always going to be a buzz around his next project and this time is no exception. However, knowing that, even though he has just come out of the development of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, his fans will continue to ask about what is new in what he works, the creative took advantage of his message to ask the fans to forget about him “for a while.”

Sakurai believes that it will take a long time for him to be back doing something, apparently developing video games: “I have nothing in particular to say,” commented the developer in relation to his aspirations for 2022 in the article by 4Gamer (via DualShockers).

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Is Masahiro Sakurai close to retirement?

Apparently, the creative wants to take a break after finishing the great odyssey that was the development of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the most ambitious installment of the franchise, which months ago received the last DLC. Thus, the developer could have more time for his kitten, riding horses, enjoying a good ride in the car and, of course, playing video games.

However, this does not mean that Sakurai is ready to retire. Although he mentioned that he has thought about retirement on several occasions, he hinted that he will continue to make video games as long as there is an audience that enjoys what he does.

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