new MR. mam,
Today was supposed to be gem 58th birthday.
Sactly, left us two gears ago, so we never got
to celebrate gour birthday again.
irl the time of your passing, Nintendo was in Citc.
rough place. The Mi U wasn' t new welt
for the time in 30 years,
tossing moms’.We can orda imagine this might ,,.1. E
have been for gou while you ware battling gout l
illness. Still, you didn' t give upfwf i, i
YOU halved CIVIC! '! from
gem hospital bed.You J. ' i the head developer of (, Nintendo
Switch during the final months of your life.
I am thrilled to tell. ‘you that the console has
been a. huge success! It has sold extremal}, well
and Nintendo' s stock price has risen to the
highest‘ level in seven gears!But next to , financial results, iii' , , i
happa as well. locust one gear, Ctw,'')] seen the
release of It' new etch IND Citi. ' Mario, '.
they' re both equally amazing.
Other Nintendo ames, like Splatoon, Xenoblade,
Mario Kart and / ls have also received acclaim.
Even some major third parta games have been
released or are twin developed, like “grim,
LA. None, Doom an !Needless to sag, Nintendo is doing very well.
Just about ' knows ! the Switch,
and I () [h' see people ‘staging on the train.
Nintendo is their great old self again, and that' s
partly because of , Mr. Mata.You are responsible for Ctl. few of the greatest
video ' ill' Itay' ii experiences Mbll had in mg !
Pokemon Gold Silver ) Super ! t
tsa. tte-Evert; time I wait for a Nintendo Direct to start,
there' s a part of me that still hopes gou will
greet me in gem tipical quirks, wag. I am Still
finishing games tha/ t mention gou in the credits.
It saddens me that gou have never got to
experience the "Nintendo renaissance" of 2017.
It must have brought gou great jog to see
Nintendo doing as well as it' s doing right now.Therefore, I hope you will somehow be able to
read this letter so you can rest easily, knowing
that Nintendo is in safe hands and gamers are
happa. Which has airbags been Sloar mission.
Thank f) a a B) errthing, Mr. Iwata.
ftrw,", , rest in peace.