Nintendo Plans To Release Smartphone Game’s That Will Be Free To Play


Nintendo and DeNA plan to release five smartphone video games before 2017. The first of those, referred to as Miitomo, was anticipated to arrive before the tip of the year, however, has now been delayed until March 2016.

Miitomo was beforehand confirmed to be free. Nevertheless, throughout an investor briefing final month, Nintendo mentioned different video games may be pay-to-obtain additional down the street.

Not a lot is understood about Miitomo at the moment, and WSJ reports that Moriyasu did not discuss with it as a game, however relatively more of a leisure and communication platform.

A slide from DeNA’s newest earnings report (below) sheds extra light on the corporate’s plans. Amongst different issues, it reveals that DeNA plans to monetize the Nintendo video games by way of microtransactions. These shall be “rigorously determined primarily based on consumer expectation and gameplay,” although no specifics had shared.

Miitomo and Nintendo’s different upcoming smartphone video games may even faucet into a brand new membership service that is being known as Nintendo Account. It will use “a cloud-based mostly information service to switch recreation information between original video games and console video games.” As well as, a brand new rewards program known as My Nintendo is within the works. However, no further particulars had been offered concerning that service.

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