LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 12: Game enthusiasts and industry personnel test 'Mario Tennis Aces' in the Nintendo booth during the Electronic Entertainment Expo E3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 12, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Specifically, the report says that Nintendo asked the developers of the mobile title “Dragalia Lost” to make it easier for players to unlock the rare characters in the game. Thus, players wouldn’t have to spend as much money on it. Cygames, the developer of the game, did so. An unnamed member of the company said, “Nintendo is not interested in making a large amount of revenue from a single smartphone game. If we managed the game alone, we would have made a lot more.” According to Wall Street Journal, Nintendo is trying to avoid the image of being greedy. Rather than seeing mobile titles as a cash-cow, they’d prefer to use mobile titles to drive interest in their main games.

Source: CNET

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