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Zod95 said:
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...because it's not sustainable. Look at how Nintendo's market share lowered from NES to Game Cube. Look at how it lowered from the Wii's shiny beginning to nowaday's Wii U. Nintendo is able to somehow revolutionize the market from time to time but its bad attitude undermines the long-term results.

 

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Easy: 300€ for a 7th gen console is more expensive than 400€/500€ for a 8th gen console. And AAA game titles will end up being more appealing to ever more demanding consumers than low-budget "remakes" mainly focused on the kindergarten niche. Nintendo may have fooled gaming newcomers with the Wii but "to blunder twice is not allowed in war".

 

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You check it wrong then. Different companies have different attitude, despite they all attempt to maximize profits. Therefore, they don't do it in every way they can. They have ethics, principles, rules. For example, Valve's principles would never allow the company to make such shameful decisions as Nintendo did with many of their consoles. They respect the gamer's money in ways Nintendo could never dream on. And the results of such different attitudes can be clearly seen in both companies' actions.

 

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PS3 owners may very well buy an Xbox One, so their reaction is understandable. Gamers that only buy PlayStation consoles have nothing to win from it, so I don't think that makes sense in this case. Regarding Nintendo fans, if they really did so, then they use double standard once they are much more squeezed on Wii or Wii U than they would ever be on a XOne with DRM.

I reaffirm my statement: Xbox would be a disgusting choice if its clients were like Nintendo fans.

Nintendo's market share rise and fall came to happen because of many different problems. If you are talking about Nintendo keeping their games at a higher price throughout the generation, that's because of supply and demand. If a company sees that their product is still selling at the price that it first was sold at, they're going to keep it at that price. This didn't effect Nintendo's market share. However, I don't know if this is what you are replying to me about.

Your second point is just plain bollocks all around. Nintendo's console, even if it is considered a "7th generation console", is still affordable in that sphere of thought. The PS3 cost more than it for awhile, then became the same price. The XB 360 was sold at the same price, for certain editions. And the Wii was sold for 50$ less which, I'm guessing here, is a "6th generation console" to you. By "low-budget" remakes are you talking about WWHD? If so, how do you know without question how much it cost to make?

Easy, Nintendo has values. Every company, to an extent, has values. They have to follow laws.

I don't see how you can even disagree with this statement. It shows how the gaming community can come together on something and push against it. Is that bad, in your opinion?



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