Nintendo Financial Failure

Nintendo have just launched their very first smart phone title with its own original characters – don’t expect to find Mario or Luigi here.

However this venture hasn’t gotten off to a very good start.

“Dragalia Lost” was released last week and in the first 5 days of its life generated less than all of the previous Nintendo smartphone titles. Only $3 million in revenue across Japan and the US.

It seems that Nintendo may be dependant on its popular all star characters such as Kirby, Donkey Kong, Link etc to generate a healthy financial flow.

Dragalia Lost is currently only available across the Japanese and US regions however a worldwide availability is expected. Perhaps this restriction has lead to such a disappointing return.

What do you think, is it time Nintendo pushed to create more classic characters that we will all grow to love? Or stick to what they do best?

Post Author: Shiny Lion

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