Yesterday, a Twitter account petitioning for the YoRHa struggle android 2B (from NieR: Automata) to be added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as a DLC fighter, tricked a lot of people. You see, throughout the lead-up to Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Nintendo of America’s Twitter has been sending out computerized responses to Twitter shoppers, announcing it will message them when the game releases on 20th March.
Every tweet it sends out incorporates the handle of an account and the word “confirmed” right away after this. People spotted this particular tweet, recognized that it was once as soon as a response from an skilled Nintendo account and in short out of place their minds taking into consideration it was once as soon as the real deal. It even got more than 10,000 likes:
The account that won this computerized message made the most of the selection, by means of pretending 2B were confirmed for Smash Bros. Ultimate because of Nintendo said so. This tweet was once as soon as then favourited more than 19,000 events:
2B for Smash CONFIRMED! Nintendo said it themselves… https://t.co/AglavNrO5a— YoRHa 2B for Smash (@2BforSmash) March 13, 2020
Nintendo sends AC:NH reminder tweets to Twitter accounts. One of them has the username Pikmin42020, creating the combo of words “Pikmin 4 2020 confirmed.” People to seek out this and freak out.
This is how decided we are.
This is what Nintendo is doing to our poor minds. https://t.co/BQm7maUFg5
— Arlo (like the YouTuber but on Twooter) (@ArloStuff) March 14, 2020
Not long after this, something an identical happened when a Twitter account with the handle “Pikmin42020” got the identical computerized message (see above). Sorry to disappoint, on the other hand merely to be clear – 2B isn’t coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (as far as everyone knows) and Pikmin 4 hasn’t been confirmed for 2020 (a minimum of however).