Nintendo truly humbled by support after Satoru Iwata passed away

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Nintendo have shared how they have been truly humbled this week by the outpouring of support and memories being shared, after news broke that the late Nintendo president Satoru Iwata had passed away.

The company have shared that more than 4,100 people paid their respects over the two days of funeral services for Iwata-san, held in accordance with Japanese tradition.

Our thoughts continue to be with Iwata-san’s family, friends and colleagues at Nintendo at such a difficult time. Rest in peace, Iwata-san.

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