Suspect behind Nintendo Live Tokyo cancellation death threats arrested in Japan

A person suspected of sending death threats to Nintendo has reportedly been arrested by Japanese police.

Nintendo cancelled its Nintendo Live Tokyo 2024 event planned for January due to “persistent threats targeting our employees”. The Splatoon World Championship was also postponed.

Now, according to Japanese newspaper Kyoto Shimbun (via 4Gamer), a man in his 20s has been arrested, believed to be behind the threats.

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