Masahiro Sakurai, the creator of the legendary Super Smash Bros. series, doesn’t think the fighting game franchise is a good fit for online play.
As part of a new YouTube video, Sakurai explained some of the intricacies of developing Super Smash Bros. Brawl for Wii, which had online support. “I don’t think online play and Smash Bros. are a very good fit for each other,” Sakurai said in the video.
“One of the best parts of Smash Bros. is how players can become champions among their friends. But being subjected to online competition can cause people to lose confidence, which isn’t great.”