Tetsuya Nomura has talked about Sephiroth and Sora in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and their announcement. With Sora as the last DLC fighter, his roster of fighters is now full.
It may be difficult – or impossible – to see a number of characters as wide as that of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. After the last DLC (Sora and Sephiroth), Tetsuya Nomura He has talked about it and his relief.
The game of Nintendo switch celebrates the milestones of the company and the games with its characters. With some so iconic among their ranks, 12 characters were added to their Fighter Pass Vol. 1 and Fighter Pass Vol. 2 with Sora from Kingdom Hearts as the last addition.
Yes indeed, Sakurai already confirmed that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will not have more characters after this. How Sora has met Disney and Square Enix characters, Cloud and Sephiroth, designed and created by Tetsuya Nomura, the manager has commented on its reception by fans.
Nomura, along with other people from the industry, were interviewed by GameSpot about this roster of characters. When the eternal cloud nemesis showed up last year, confirmed to be watching reactions of fans by the RRSS.
“I’ve been watching reactions on video for a while and not just from games“, He said. “I think Sephiroth was very unexpected, so it was fun to see how surprised people were.
Considering that he was the 2nd Final Fatasy VII character to be added to the game, I was a little unsure if it was okay for him to occupy a spot on the precious roster. I was relieved to see that people had positive reactions to the ad“.
The video of Sakurai introducing it a week later he had many more surprises. It featured all of their moves, 9 songs from FFVII, new Mii fighter outfits based on Barret, Tifa, and Aerith, and much more.
Regarding these statements by Nomura, he affirms that it was worth it. all the mess at Square Enix for it to happen. That includes the announcement of the Kingdom Hearts saga on Switch, although Square Enix remains “undecided” about the ports.
He said he was happy for the reaction of the fans and that it exceeded his expectations, especially with the final scene of Sora and Mario shaking hands.
When asked how it felt that these three legendary characters are now in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, he said: “It is an honor that Cloud, Sephiroth, and Sora, the three I helped create, have been invited into a world with so many such impressive characters.“.
In closing, Tetsuya Nomura thanked the fans for all their support in all three. “In fact, nothing makes me happier than seeing the jubilation of the fans at the three of them.
I hope Iwata-san is also just as happy with his addition.“, he ended up saying. For now, Nintendo dated its next console sometime in the next 79 years.