Nintendo of America’s Kit Ellis has announced his decision to leave the company after 13 years.
Joining the public relations team in 2009, he went on to become a recognisable face for the brand when he started presenting Nintendo Minute alongside Krysta Yang.
With episodes shared on a nearly weekly basis since May 2013, that show recently came to an end with Kit and Krysta later going on to announce that they were both leaving the company to start a new chapter in their careers.
“Today is my 13 year anniversary of starting at Nintendo. It’s also my last day at Nintendo. I’m fortunate to have been a small part of this incredible company for all these years. It was the experience of a lifetime full of unforgettable moments and people,” Kit writes on Twitter.
“13 years is a long time and I’m excited to experience the surprises and fun with fresh eyes alongside all of you. I’m also grateful for the chance to reflect on this time and think about what I’d like to do next. Thanks to everyone for your support – it’s meant everything to me.”
Nintendo Minute co-host Krysta Yang wrote in response: “I’m so grateful Nintendo brought us together! You inspire me every day. I’m so incredibly proud of you. Here’s to new beginnings.”
As with Krysta, we’d like to take the opportunity to thank Kit for being a constant and visible friend to the Nintendo community through Nintendo Minute, and wish him the best for whatever the future holds.