Nintendo Has Some Sad News About Their Future Games

Longer-than-usual development cycles are coming for Nintendo games, and it’s inevitable.



Recently, a lot of information has come to light about Nintendo’s future plans. Interestingly, the company has clarified that the Switch 2 will arrive later this financial year. Many gamers are eagerly awaiting the announcement of the new hardware. An important part of Nintendo’s future and the next console revolves around homegrown video games. Examples include Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Kirby, Metroid, etc. franchises.

As many know, Nintendo’s game development does not maintain the same production value as first-party titles from the Xbox or PlayStation.

However, this does not mean that sooner or later the development of the Japanese company’s titles will become more complicated and expensive over time. This was also confirmed by Big N in the information about the financial results of the last fiscal year, reports Famitsu.

Shuntaru Furukawa, the president of the Japanese company, said that in the future, the game development process will be longer, more expensive and more complex (via GamesRadar). This was inevitable even for Nintendo itself. Among the possible solutions, he highlights acquisitions. However, nothing is really guaranteed. After all, talking about studio acquisitions in 2024, in addition to the crisis in the video game industry, is a complex matter.


The big goal of Nintendo


The CEO of the mega-company said in the financial report that the company’s goal is to create “the foundations for maintaining and expanding customer relationships.” This includes improving the players’ experience with new added value on the Account. Thus, it was once again confirmed that the user account will be a crucial element in the coming years. Interestingly, a few hours later, it was also reported that for the first time in the company’s history, it managed to sell more digital games than physical games in a financial year.

Source: Famitsu, GamesRadar

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