2020 was also the fortieth year of activity for HAL Laboratory, the historic developer behind the franchise Nintendo di Kirby. After releasing Kirby Fighters 2 e UFO Part Time, the developer is ready to think about 2021.

During an interview with the Japanese newspaper 4Gamer, three directors have launched small hints on the future of the company and their favorite pink ball.

Tadashi Kawai: "Here at HAL Laboratory we will continue in 2021 to bring games that offer three key values: surprise, fun and warmth. Thanks a lot."

Teruhiko Suzuki: “In 2021 I would like to release a weird game from HAL Egg! And please play Part-Time UFO! It is a fun game that will manage to catch you! Let me know what you think! "

Yumi Todo: “In 2021 we will continue to work on our goals. That is, to allow as many people as possible to like Kirby. We have something in mind but not only for games, but also merchandise, books and a variety of events such as the Kirby Café. We hope you continue to support both Kirby and HAL Laboratory in 2021! "