LoginRegister
Nintendo Wii / Wii U Forum
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 1 of 1
  1. #1
    Senior Member castlezelda's Avatar
    Member #
    16080
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    1,645
    Friends
    76
    Wii Friend Code: $post[field5]
    0000-0000-0000-0000

    Nintendo now pushing for digital downloads in the UK

    Nintendo is now pushing out digital downloads for the UK, according to wii.qj.net.


    According to a recent survey, only 15% of gamers buy DLC and a much larger 43% aren't even aware that they exist. While that particular survey wasn't exactly scientifically conducted, Nintendo must have similar figures on their tables. Couple that with the fact that they haven't been as proactive in digital sales as their two competitors, ol' Ninty has made its move. The publisher is now promoting Wii and DSi downloadables in the UK.

    A TV campaign has already kicked off yesterday, showing the online capabilities of both the Wii and DSi. This TV campaign will go on for three weeks, directing people to the official Nintendo site for tutorials on how to get themselves online.

    As for the usual worry of physical retailers, Nintendo won't be ditching them just to push for online sales. They'll be provided with info sheets and staff briefing so they'll know what to tell consumers about DLC.

    Nintendo tells MCV UK:
    WiiWare and DSiWare are not threats to retail. We donít believe todayís packaged business will simply be replaced by electronic distribution.

    Titles like Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Mario Kart and Wii Fit will always work best with the big launch presence that only a retail environment can provide. WiiWare will work alongside retail. It is not a replacement.

    For more info, you can get your fix through this MCV supplement.

    via MCV UK

  2. Ads


Ads

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Similar Threads

  1. Faces Of Nintendo (Guide) LONG READ
    By +Maniacal=Maniac+ in forum Nintendo Wii Chat
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 01-23-2008, 07:23 AM
  2. My email to Nintendo about the Wii gun situation.
    By the$#!Za. in forum Nintendo Wii Chat
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 01-18-2008, 10:44 PM
  3. Good Job Nintendo!
    By GC8 in forum The Lounge
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 11-02-2007, 01:44 PM
  4. E3 2007 - Nintendo Conference Analysis
    By Corey in forum Wii News
    Replies: 51
    Last Post: 09-06-2007, 01:52 PM
  5. Your Top 10 Nintendo Consoles
    By christicehurst in forum Retro Consoles
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 01-17-2007, 03:02 AM