Nintendo to launch Five Games by March 2017

Nintendo to launch Five Games by March 2017

In March, Japanese multinational consumer electronics company Nintendo announced a partnership with video game developer DeNA. The reason of partnership was to develop mobiles games. Now, the company has revealed details of its plan.

While having a meeting with investors, president and CEO of Nintendo, Satoru Iwata, revealed that the company has decided to launch five titles by March of 2017. He did not reveal much about the games, but said that the five titles are nothing to sneeze at.

Iwata said that the company’s aim is to make every title a hit. In addition, it wants to operate every one of them for a large amount of time after their releases. According to Iwata, release of five titles is not a small number at all.

Earlier, the Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, headquartered Nintendo did not have any plan to start mobile games, but now after a year, it has come around. “As smart devices are increasing in significance as the dominant window through which consumers connect with one another and with society, it is natural for us to leverage smart devices to communicate directly with our consumers," According to Iwata.

The company's signed a deal with Shibuya headquartered DeNA and promised that it will launch new original games under the deal. According to the company’s statement in March, the new titles will be based on its IP, including its iconic game characters.

Just few days ago, Nintendo reported its first profit in last four years. According to the company, the profit was due to the new Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XK, Wii U, and the company’s software. As per some people familiar with the matter, it will be interesting to see how five new mobile titles will boost the company's bottom line.

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