Nintendo May Consider Investing In Technology If It Is Good For Customers And Compatible With Its Goals

Francesco De Meo

Nintendo's consoles, while innovative in their own right, haven't been particularly advanced for the past few generations. While it seems like this is the direction the company plans to keep in the future, there's the chance that things may change in the future, if there are the right conditions.

Speaking during a Q&A session. which has been summarized by DualShockers, following last week's financial results briefing for the previous fiscal year, Nintendo's current president Tatsumi Kimishima noted how the company's main focus is to develop content, and that is where most investments go. Kimishima noted, however, that technology is advancing quickly, and Nintendo may considering investing in this field if the technology itself is highly compatible with the company's goal and if it is good for customers.

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