Forums - Nintendo Discussion - 1. Quality of Life (QoL) is alife, 2. Possible new future in-house development team?

I went through the Annual Report 2020 of Nintendo (link: https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/en/news/index.html) and there are two interesting things:

1. Quality of Life (QoL) is not dead: On page 17 it says: "Moreover, we are working on the development of a new product that improves people’s QoL (Quality of Life) in enjoyable ways."

2. Nintendo is growing: On page 19 we see that they spend USD 138 mil. into Research & Development facilities. The project started in April 2019 and they paid already USD 62 mil. The outstanding USD 76 mil. will be paid until March 2022 when the project should be finished.
There are two more projects within the same time frame (April 2019 – March 2022): I. Production facilities for molds, etc. (total amount: USD 83 mil., USD 2 mil. already paid), II: Renovation, updating, etc. of other buildings, etc. (total amount: USD 166 mil., USD 93 mil. already paid)

This gives me a slight hope that this new facility will be the home for a new in-house development team, developing new games.



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Fight-the-Streets said:

I went through the Annual Report 2020 of Nintendo (link: https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/en/news/index.html) and there are two interesting things:

1. Quality of Life (QoL) is not dead: On page 17 it says: "Moreover, we are working on the development of a new product that improves people’s QoL (Quality of Life) in enjoyable ways."

2. Nintendo is growing: On page 19 we see that they spend USD 138 mil. into Research & Development facilities. The project started in April 2019 and they paid already USD 62 mil. The outstanding USD 76 mil. will be paid until March 2022 when the project should be finished.
There are two more projects within the same time frame (April 2019 – March 2022): I. Production facilities for molds, etc. (total amount: USD 83 mil., USD 2 mil. already paid), II: Renovation, updating, etc. of other buildings, etc. (total amount: USD 166 mil., USD 93 mil. already paid)

This gives me a slight hope that this new facility will be the home for a new in-house development team, developing new games.

Or better yet, revive long dormant Nintendo IPs for Switch or Switch 2 (whatever it ends up being).

WE WANT A NEW F-ZERO AFTER ALL THESE FUCKING YEARS!!!!!



CaptainExplosion said:

Fight-the-Streets said:

I went through the Annual Report 2020 of Nintendo (link: https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/en/news/index.html) and there are two interesting things:

1. Quality of Life (QoL) is not dead: On page 17 it says: "Moreover, we are working on the development of a new product that improves people’s QoL (Quality of Life) in enjoyable ways."

2. Nintendo is growing: On page 19 we see that they spend USD 138 mil. into Research & Development facilities. The project started in April 2019 and they paid already USD 62 mil. The outstanding USD 76 mil. will be paid until March 2022 when the project should be finished.
There are two more projects within the same time frame (April 2019 – March 2022): I. Production facilities for molds, etc. (total amount: USD 83 mil., USD 2 mil. already paid), II: Renovation, updating, etc. of other buildings, etc. (total amount: USD 166 mil., USD 93 mil. already paid)

This gives me a slight hope that this new facility will be the home for a new in-house development team, developing new games.

Or better yet, revive long dormant Nintendo IPs for Switch or Switch 2 (whatever it ends up being).

WE WANT A NEW F-ZERO AFTER ALL THESE FUCKING YEARS!!!!!

pfft try beating my Fzero times first before you go on about a new one



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Nintendo gonna release a device that kills Covid-19 and doesn't cause damage to humans and be the hero none of us deserves. Oh and it will sense vitality as well.



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Big R&D spending and QoL. I smell VR with fitness.



kirby007 said:
CaptainExplosion said:

Or better yet, revive long dormant Nintendo IPs for Switch or Switch 2 (whatever it ends up being).

WE WANT A NEW F-ZERO AFTER ALL THESE FUCKING YEARS!!!!!

pfft try beating my Fzero times first before you go on about a new one

Don't you dare stop any chance we have of getting a new F-Zero!!



Dulfite said:
Nintendo gonna release a device that kills Covid-19 and doesn't cause damage to humans and be the hero none of us deserves. Oh and it will sense vitality as well.

Good one! I have absolutely no doubts that Nintendo can pull that off!



Fight-the-Streets said:
Dulfite said:
Nintendo gonna release a device that kills Covid-19 and doesn't cause damage to humans and be the hero none of us deserves. Oh and it will sense vitality as well.

Good one! I have absolutely no doubts that Nintendo can pull that off!

Yup! Their stock prices will soar so high they will make Elon Musk look poor.