Nintendo is thinking about NFTs, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands hits gold, and Tango Gameworks unveils Ghostwire: Tokyo.
Hopefully you’re a Nintendo fan as today’s news can be a bit lackluster if you don’t like it. Nintendo’s latest financial results reveal a bunch of exciting new information regarding the sale of some of its more popular titles. We also learned that the Switch is still selling like hot cakes and unfortunately Nintendo has a vague “interest” in the NFT. More information below.
Nintendo doesn’t care about the acquisition competition
Consolidation of the gaming industry is a hot topic at the moment, but Nintendo don’t want anything to do with it. In a statement released earlier today, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa explained that he wants to continue developing the game as close to home as possible, while also stating that the acquisition of studios “will not be an option.” a benefit to the company.” While Sony buys Bungie and Microsoft buys Activision Blizzard Likely to the great benefit of both of those companies, Nintendo aims to keep doing things its own way.
Nintendo Switch best-selling Wii, more than 103 million consoles shipped
To be fair to Nintendo, it seems to be working wonders for the Nintendo Switch in its own right. Dashboards are available sold more than 103 million units, making it the best-selling Nintendo home console ever made. It still has a long way to go before it becomes the best-selling console ever – the PS2 holds that coveted title – but the Switch is rapidly approaching that mark. Once the component shortages are resolved, we’ll really see if the Switch has the appeal to get there.
Nintendo has “interest” in NFT
You would think the recent backlash that publishers like Team17 and Ubisoft suffered after announcing plans for their own NFT that would have prevented any other publishers from trying it on their own, but apparently not. Nintendo is the next major publisher to have “interested” in NFT, though the company can’t figure out how to make them happy and claims that’s “very difficult to determine right now.” It’s not entirely confirmed that Nintendo is working on an NFT line, but the company certainly has them in its sights.
Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands Has Gone Gold
A couple of smaller non-Nintendo-related news for you now and it was recently confirmed that Borderlands spin-off Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands has officially become gold a few months before release. This basically means that the game is ready to be burned to disc ready for distribution, which means that being at this stage quite far away from release is a pretty good indication of a game that has already been released. Polish. Hopefully, it will blow us all away when it releases on March 25th.
Tango Gameworks Reveals An Expanded Look at Ghostwire: Tokyo Gameplay
Finally, we have news that Tango Gameworks has revealed a extended game demonstration of Ghostwire: Tokyo today, showcasing the game’s unique combat abilities, passing abilities, and even some story elements. The game features you as Akito, one of the last people left after the entire population of Tokyo mysteriously disappeared. Featuring a pulling demon that grants Akito the power of “ethereal weaving”, players will use the elements to defeat supernatural enemies and uncover the mystery surrounding the missing people of Tokyo.
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