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Nintendo fulfills wish of terminal cancer patient to play Smash Bros. Ultimate

Posted on September 21, 2018 by (@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News, Random, Switch

Update: We’ve added some photos of Chris’ experience below.


Original: Sometimes we can forget how cruel the world can be. Chris Taylor, who goes by the alias SpookyWoobler on Twitter, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer after battling the disease successfully in the past.

Unfortunately, Chris was told that he only has a few months left to live. He recently expressed fear on Twitter that he won’t make it to the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which is still some ways out as it’s planned for an early December launch:


After gaining support from the community and catching the company’s attention, Nintendo followed through by allowing Chris to play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate ahead of release. Chris says two representatives stopped by his house early today and was given an opportunity to play the E3 demo:


Our best wishes go out to Chris during this difficult time.

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