Pic of the day for Super Smash Bros. has officially come to a close. The Miiverse series, which was carried out by Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai, concluded toward the end of last week to coincide with the Japanese launch of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Pic of the day saw a total of 384 posts from Sakurai on Miiverse, and about 500 screenshots from the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U versions of Super Smash Bros. have been posted. Now that Sakurai no longer has to worry about pic of the day, he says he will focus on creating Mewtwo as a playable character.
“The origins of pic of the day was sharing one picture a day of the game in development inside the company,” Sakurai said on Miiverse. “It started out just as a small bonus for the staff.
“However, once we started sharing pictures with the public, it was a much tougher process. We had to be more careful to choose appropriate pictures to post while keeping a consistant schedule regardless of how busy we got, all while some people only wanted new information from my posts.
“It’s nice to finally be able to get one weight off of my shoulders. But, we promised to create Mewtwo as a playable character, so I can’t relax too much yet. I hope you’ll look forward to Mewtwo joining the battle!”