Today we bring you an interesting story, and that is that Nintendo plans to make MFi controls for iPhone and iPad in order to attract more players and generate more revenue.
A few months ago, Nintendo came to the App Store with Miitomo , a social game that allows players to connect with each other. Miitomo not generate a flood of downloads in the App Store, because users expect most acclaimed classic titles on other platforms.
However, Nintendo has already announced that its games would follow the freemium model , and would not release games like Super Mario, Donkey Kong and Zelda. Although they not ruled out creating a spin-off with some of the most famous characters from Nintendo.
Nintendo will invest in the mobile platform
Shinya Takahashi, manager of entertainment planning and development, said the company is planning to devote a large portion of its resources to smartphones and tablets.
Mr. Takahashi said that an area of Nintendo is investing in physical controls for smartphones and tablets. Of course, the iPhone and iPad already have a wide range of MFi controls , but the controls of Nintendo are specially designed for mobile iOS and Android games.
This news gives hope to many users who expect more powerful iOS titles. A Nintendo MFi command indicates that their upcoming games could be action, adventure and / or platforms.
"THE PHYSICAL CONTROLS FOR MOBILE DEVICE APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE MARKET AND WE MAY WANT TO DEVELOP SOMETHING NEW FOR OURSELVES."
Meanwhile, the president of Nintendo said the company will continue to invest in the development of software for gaming on iOS. In March the Japanese company launched Miitomo later announced the release of Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing. But there are still two mysterious games that have not yet been disclosed.