That horizontal Switch base setup has everyone asking questions
Masahiro Sakurai is not doing smash last The DLC is streaming right now or he’s working on another entry (that we know of), but he’s still on Twitter constantly to talk about the hobby. His latest set of tweets involves his updated Sakurai gaming setup, which has decidedly gone vertical.
In a series of photos, he shows off his custom-built shelves, which house numerous game consoles. Visibly, we can see an Xbox Series X, PS5, Switch, PS4, PS3, Wii U (!), Famicom (NES), Genesis and SNES. The top plate and back cover remove to expel heat, and it leaves the door open when you play. Adorably, it has some controllers labeled with little stickers, like “Xbox X” or “2” (presumably for player two). Those same labels adorn the power cords that plug into the wall (and the power supplies can be turned off individually).
An updated look at Masahiro Sakurai’s game setup:
あくまで 個人 な ハナシ です が ､ 『ゼノブレイド 3』 を する まで 使い 倒し て 不 具 合 あり ませ ん でし た｡｡ pic.twitter.com/9LUT3uY86T
— 桜井 政博 / Masahiro Sakurai (@Sora_Sakurai) August 17, 2022
The most curious element is easily the horizontally docked Switch. He even had to post a reply tweet for it.! Here’s what he had to say: “There was a backlash to the horizontal placement of the Switch dock…it’s not recommended by the manufacturer, so do so at your own risk. This is just my personal experience, but I had no problem using it until I clarified xenoblade chronicles 3.” Well, if Sakurai says he’s fine! To be honest, I didn’t even really consider it, but it looks amazing on certain shelves.
if you’re curious, PushDustIn recounted Sakurai’s previous setup in 2019 here. You can compare and contrast!