Fourteen years after unveiling its first location in New York, Nintendo is lastly opening an official retailer in Japan, too. Nintendo Tokyo will probably be situated in Shibuya Parco, the brand new flagship of the Parco division retailer chain. Nintendo Tokyo is scheduled to open similtaneously the procuring middle in fall.
In an announcement, Nintendo mentioned “we’re getting ready to make this retailer, which will probably be a brand new base for speaking Nintendo data in Japan, an pleasant place for a variety of shoppers.” Along with video games, consoles, equipment like amiibo, and branded merchandise, Nintendo Tokyo may also host gaming kiosks and occasions (if the New York retailer, in Rockefeller Middle, is something to go by, these may embrace tournaments, demos, and launches).
Nintendo just lately posted robust third-quarter income development, but additionally reduce its Change forecast for the yr. Gross sales might choose up once more, nonetheless, if Nintendo releases a smaller and cheaper model of the console, as Japanese monetary publication Nikkei reported it plans to do.