Yesterday, there was a narrative doing the rounds a few Nintendo shareholder who requested the corporate if that they had any plans to revive previous IPs such because the futuristic racing sequence F-Zero, the RPG Baten Kaitos, and numerous different titles like Wario Land.
It seems this query did not come low cost. Chatting with Enterprise Insider, the person often known as ‘Momiji‘ on social media, revealed how he spent over 5.6 million Japanese yen (over $40,000 USD) on Nintendo inventory simply to ask Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukwara the query throughout the firm’s newest shareholder assembly.
The identical particular person, who described himself as a “die-hard Nintendo fan”, purchased 100 Nintendo shares in February priced at 56,430 yen per share (roughly over $400 USD per share), after promoting inventory in one other firm. He is been enjoying Nintendo video games since he was a toddler and apparently cannot get sufficient of the sense of velocity in F-Zero.
Within the lead-up to the shareholder assembly, there was no assure he would have the ability to ask a query. This was supposedly a “bonus” in the long run. Enterprise Insider additionally notes how 100 shares of inventory are required to be able to acquire direct entry to Nintendo’s shareholder assembly.
So, what was the Nintendo’s reply in the long run? Here is a translation (by way of VGC):
“It’s realistically troublesome to develop new titles and remakes, together with sequels, for each Nintendo recreation that individuals request, however we’re very grateful and admire the expectations our followers have for our video games”
“We’re all the time contemplating how one can develop new titles and remakes that may be loved by many gamers.”
This is not the primary time we have heard a response like this from Nintendo. As for F-Zero, its absence has raised considerations about the way forward for the sequence, however there are folks on the market (together with previous Nintendo staff) who appear to assume there’s nonetheless hope.
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What are your ideas about this costly query? Was it price it? Depart your ideas under.