Forums - Nintendo Discussion - How will the Loot Box controversy, if played out to have an effect, affect Nintendo?

Figured it would be a interesting question I don't think many are talking about. Best I can guess is that Nintendo would be mostly ignored, but it may have some impact on Amiibo use (with more uses like Yoshi's Wooly World and less like Breath of the Wild) at the most going forward. 



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it won't affect Nintendo at all. Unless they begin using lootboes



ihatefatkatz said:
it won't affect Nintendo at all. Unless they begin using lootboes

Amiibos are literally lootboxes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvpjrWIHLTA&t=244s



I don't think it will affect Amiibos, because there are two important differences with loot boxes:

-An Amiibo is an actual material thing.
-You can use them as often as you want.



PEEPer0nni said:
ihatefatkatz said:
it won't affect Nintendo at all. Unless they begin using lootboes

Amiibos are literally lootboxes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvpjrWIHLTA&t=244s

No they are not. You arent gambling with amiibo



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To me Amiibos don't seem like the same thing, after all you are getting a figurine out of it. If anything I think it's more like a toy that has added features to it.



PEEPer0nni said:
ihatefatkatz said:
it won't affect Nintendo at all. Unless they begin using lootboes

Amiibos are literally lootboxes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvpjrWIHLTA&t=244s

Not even close.



PEEPer0nni said:
ihatefatkatz said:
it won't affect Nintendo at all. Unless they begin using lootboes

Amiibos are literally lootboxes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvpjrWIHLTA&t=244s

Lol, what?



Oh man. I wonder if this will hit those shitty mobile games. This is an interesting turn of events. I can't wait for the insurrection happen.



I dont think it affects amiibos because they work for multiple games and can be reused as often as you like. Quite a different concept from lootboxes. You dont have to buy 1000 of them to get to the content you want.



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