Nintendo is here Recent fire For announcing a bunch of “limited time” releases that will be pulled by March 31st next year.
On this particular day Super Mario 3D All Stars It will no longer be sold physically or digitally. Super Mario Bros. 35 Has been removed from the e-shop and the Super Mario Game & Watch System is no longer available for purchase. painful!
So what’s going on? According to Nintendo President Doug Bowser, it’s Mario’s “celebration,” and this anniversary won’t last forever.The good news is that Absent Future “widely used” strategies:
“Yes, I think I’m using simple words. Congratulations. That’s exactly-this is Mario’s 35th anniversary celebration. And we wanted to celebrate in a unique and different way. Super Mario 3D All Stars, Or will do it through future releases such as Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s wrath.. “
“And through releases such as Game & Watch Super Mario Bros., or Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit.. There are many ways to celebrate Mario’s 35th anniversary. And with some of these titles, we felt it was an opportunity to release them for a limited time. They are doing very, very well. Super Mario 3D All Stars We sell over 2.6 million units in the United States alone. And obviously, consumers were able to dive in and enjoy it. And while it’s not a strategy that we use widely, it’s a strategy that we think is very unique on an actual anniversary. “
So what are your plans for these limited-time releases after this date? Currently, Doug cannot say exactly what will happen.
“Yes, at this point the decision was made around the characteristics and aspects of the celebration. I can’t talk about plans after the end of March.”
What do you think about the limited-time release? Can you understand Nintendo’s reasoning about Mario’s 35th anniversary? Share your thoughts below.
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