“Thanks! I've received your sentiments. Ruby and Sapphire are very important games to me. I want to make something good. Thanks!!”
-- Junichi Masuda
Fans have heavily anticipated remakes of the said games, especially after the release of Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, remakes of the Generation II games Pokémon Gold and Silver. Being among the first official acknowledgements towards the remakes of Ruby and Sapphire, Junichi Masuda's reply is expected to be quite valuable for many fans.