Nintendo says not all first-party game will be $70 going forward
Not all...but some
Nintendo gave Switch owners a bit of sticker shock today when they revealed that The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom will be $70. That has quite a few fans worrying that all first party titles will be $70 going forward, but thankfully, that’s not the case.
Game Informer managed to get a statement from Nintendo on the matter. Nintendo was quick to say that they, “determine the suggested retail price for any Nintendo product on a case-by-case basis.” When asked if this would be a trend going forward, Nintendo responded with a clear-cut “no.”
In other words, there will be more $70 games from Nintendo down the line, but don’t expect every title to fall into that category.
So this makes the game vouchers an even better deal? Odd
Extra cost for TOTK is subsidising the cheaper price for Metroid Prime Remaster :)
the schaef4M ago
Of course they won't all be $70. After all, that slightly shinier version of a 20 year old game only cost $40, so there you go.
In fairness, Nintendo also released simple Wii U ports on Switch for $10 more :)
The discounted Prime remaster is out of character.