Fourteen years after unveiling its first location in New York, Nintendo is finally opening an official store in Japan, too. Nintendo Tokyo shall be positioned in Shibuya Parco, the brand new flagship of the Parco division retailer chain. Nintendo Tokyo is scheduled to open similtaneously the procuring heart in fall.
In an announcement, Nintendo mentioned “we are preparing to make this store, which will be a new base for communicating Nintendo information in Japan, an enjoyable place for a wide range of consumers.” In addition to video games, consoles, equipment like amiibo, and branded merchandise, Nintendo Tokyo may even host gaming kiosks and occasions (if the New York retailer, in Rockefeller Center, is something to go by, these would possibly embody tournaments, demos, and launches).
Nintendo just lately posted sturdy third-quarter income progress, but in addition cut its Switch forecast for the year. Sales could choose up once more, nevertheless, if Nintendo releases a smaller and cheaper model of the console, as Japanese monetary publication Nikkei reported it plans to do.