Yesterday, a Twitter account petitioning for the YoRHa combat android 2B (fromNieR: Automata) to be added toStout Smash Bros. Ultimateas a DLC fighter, tricked a lot of people. You peek, in the lead-up toAnimal Crossing: Contemporary Horizons, Nintendo of America’s Twitter has been sending out automated responses to Twitter customers, saying this can message them when the game releases on 20th March.
Each tweet it sends out includes the handle of an account and the observe “confirmed” immediately after this. Folks saw this particular tweet, identified that it was a response from an official Nintendo account and mercurial misplaced their minds thinking it was the real deal. It even got more than 10,000 likes:
The account that received this automated message made the most of the opportunity by pretending 2B had been confirmed for Smash Bros. Ultimate because Nintendo said so. This tweet was then favourited more than 19,000 instances:
No longer lengthy after this, something similar happened when a Twitter account with the handle “Pikmin42020” got the same automated message (peek above). Sorry to disappoint, but valid to be clear – 2B is no longer always coming to Stout Smash Bros. Ultimate (as far as we know) andPikmin 4hasn’t been confirmed for 2020 (at least yet).