Nintendo fans were in for a surprise today, as it was announced that Steve from Minecraft would have one of his signature moves removed from Super Smash Bros Ultimate. The move was often seen as controversial, and has received mixed reactions from players across the globe.
The Origins Of Steve
Steve was added to the roster of Super Smash Bros Ultimate in October 2020. Many were excited at the prospect of a character from the beloved block-building franchise entering the arena. Having long been the most requested character to join the cast, Steve’s arrival in Smash Bros marked a momentous occasion for many Minecraft fans.
Upon his entrance, Steve was armed with an array of powerful abilities. One such ability let Steve ‘cook’ various meats using fireballs. The move quickly became a fan favorite due to its creative approach to combat and its unique animation. However, it also caused some controversy due to its potentially gruesome depictions of ‘cooking’.
After numerous player complaints, Nintendo released an official statement today announcing that they would be removing Steve’s cooking move from Super Smash Bros Ultimate. They cited feedback from players as their primary reason for making this decision.
“In response to player feedback regarding a particular move used by Steve in Super Smash Bros Ultimate,” said Nintendo’s press release, “We have decided to remove this move entirely.” The announcement generated both criticism and praise among fans on social media, and debate around the issue can be seen trending across multiple gaming platforms.
Responding To Player Feedback
“At Nintendo we strive to provide a fun and safe experience for all our players,” continued Nintendo’s statement. “We believe that by removing this move we