Former Nintendo of America boss Reggie shared his ideas just lately about how Nintendo may put together for the Change’s successor, and the identical subject has come up as soon as once more throughout an interview with CNET.
He beforehand talked about how vital the “content material pipeline” could be for Nintendo subsequent technology, and now he is added to this, reiterating how sustaining and capitalising on the success of the Change will nonetheless be a “important problem”.
He is merely going off the historical past of the online game trade, observing how sure corporations (together with Nintendo) have solely ever gone from one “extremely profitable platform” to the following has solely been executed a handful of occasions.
Here is precisely what he needed to say:
“[Nintendo] additionally touched on just lately, of their monetary bulletins, considering deeply about how they transition from the Change to regardless of the subsequent platform must be, and the way that must be a well-considered collection of selections. Going from a extremely profitable platform to the following extremely profitable platform… you can also make the argument that it is solely been executed a handful of occasions within the online game trade. Sony, from the unique PlayStation to PlayStation 2, clearly went from power to power. Nintendo, from the Gameboy household of methods to the Nintendo DS. It hasn’t been executed since, as I have a look at the trade. For Nintendo to go efficiently from the Change to no matter comes subsequent goes to be a big problem that they’ve already mentioned they’re considering deeply about.”
Reggie, as already talked about, has shared comparable ideas about all of this earlier than, describing the transfer from one profitable platform to a different as “extremely troublesome and difficult to do”. You possibly can learn extra intimately about this in our earlier story.
What are your individual ideas about this? Do you assume Nintendo will be capable to make a profitable transition from Change to its subsequent product, even whether it is nonetheless 5 years or so away? Go away your individual ideas down under.