Nintendo condemns alleged abuse in Super Smash Bros. community


Nintendo has addressed allegations made in opposition to a number of Tremendous Smash Bros. professional gamers.

Over the previous few days, the preventing sport neighborhood was rocked by allegations of sexual harassment, abuse and different main circumstances of misconduct and inappropriate behaviour. Some have already led to the firing of certainly one of EVO’s high brass, and the cancellation of this yr’s digital present.

The Tremendous Smash Bros. aggressive neighborhood likewise had its justifiable share of allegations the place a number of distinguished gamers, together with Gonzalo “ZeRo” Barrios, Nairoby “Nairo” Quezada, D’Ron “D1” Maingrette and others have been accused for comparable behaviour.

“We’re deeply disturbed by the allegations raised in opposition to sure members of the aggressive gaming neighborhood. They’re completely impermissible,” Nintendo stated in a press release to the BBC.

“We wish to make it clear that we condemn all acts of violence, harassment, and exploitation in opposition to anybody and that we stand with the victims.”

Nintendo, in fact, doesn’t instantly organise most of the occasions the place these incidents are stated to have taken place, however followers nonetheless anticipated the corporate to return out in help the victims.

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