Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa has stated that the corporate nonetheless believes Direct shows to be an ‘extremely efficient’ method of sharing new information, although it has now been virtually ten months because the final main presentation.
That final present got here in September 2019, with all different shows since both being ‘Mini’ Directs or specializing in single video games. Of course, the present pandemic may have contributed to the hole between reveals – a presentation would very doubtless have been aired throughout E3 if the occasion hadn’t been cancelled – and it could possibly be seen as unwise to vow new recreation releases when world occasions are so unsure.
Furukawa’s phrases come from a brand new Japanese Q+A wherein the president highlighted the Direct format’s success, but in addition commented on future communications. He says that, as instances change, it is doable that Directs could possibly be scrapped in favour of ‘higher’ strategies (due to VGC for the interpretation):
“We feel Nintendo Directs are an incredibly effective way to present information directly to our customers in a very straight-forward way. Inversely, times change and so does the most effective way to promote products, so there is a chance that a new, better way to present this information comes about. So we always like to examine all of the possible ways to communicate this information to customers.”
In the identical Q+A, Nintendo’s Shinya Takahashi supplied an up to date remark on the place the corporate stands by way of coronavirus-induced recreation delays. Thankfully, video games deliberate for the close to future stay unaffected, regardless of slight issues going ahead.
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