Nintendo has been going through a lot of transition of sorts this year. From the reveal that they’ve teamed up with mobile company DeNA to provide new gameplay experiences featuring their legendary IP’s to mobile gamers, to the reveal of the NX, and of course the loss of now former President Satoru Iwata, the company is facing a lot of change. And though sales have been good in many aspects, they have not come close to the record sales they had last generation with the Nintendo Wii and DS.
In an interview with Nikkei (translated by Kotaku), new Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima revealed how he believes not only can Nintendo top the sales of the Wii and DS, he believes he can do it with the new mobile titles and the NX.
“There’s a potential for the biggest profits ever. I don’t think the Wii and the DS’s sales period is our ceiling.”
The key first is to branch out in localization in his eyes:
“If we localize it into eight languages,” he said, “we can expand it to over 100 countries. I want to do it as soon as possible. This is because our goal is to increase the number of My Nintendo members. It would be good if we reached one hundred or two hundred million members.”
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