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Nintendo Talks About New Membership Service, Mentions “Codename NX”

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Posted March 17, 2015 by Felisha "Nightingale" Silva in News
Nintendo-Direct

Not too long ago, Nintendo held a presentation with DeNA to announce an alliance, where Satoru Iwata talked about their new membership that will take over for Club Nintendo and also mentions how they will have their “dedicated game systems” link with Smartphones and other devices, meaning that the new membership service will be accessible via Smartphones and other devices, not just browser-based as Club Nintendo had been. There was even mention of something called ‘Codename NX‘, which we believe to be their next gaming system or some sort of gaming service.

Satoru made the following statements:

“As proof that Nintendo maintains strong enthusiasm for the dedicated game system business, let me confirm that Nintendo is currently developing a dedicated game platform with a brand-new concept under the development codename ‘NX’. It is too early to elaborate on the details of this project, but we hope to share more information with you next year.

“Nintendo, together with DeNA, will jointly develop a new membership service which encompasses the existing Nintendo 3DS and Wii U systems, the new hardware system with a brand-new concept, NX, and smart devices and PCs, and Nintendo will be the primary party to operate this new membership service.

“Unlike the Club Nintendo membership service that Nintendo has been operating, the new membership service will include multiple devices and create a connection between Nintendo and each individual consumer regardless of the device the consumer uses. This membership will form one of the core elements of the new Nintendo platform that I just mentioned.”

So, what do you think of this latest announcement from Nintendo? Sound off in the comments below!

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Felisha "Nightingale" Silva

Salutations! I'm Nightingale, also known to the internet world as 'Geek Mom of Awesomness'! I'm an avid gamer, artist, anime enthusiast, cosplayer, & blogger! I'm a huge Nintendo fan, & a Legend of Zelda fanatic. Growing up, while average little girls were busy playing with Barbies, I was busy mastering the Legend of Zelda, & battling Mother Brain on Super Metroid... I live for my family, my video games, and my art! Hey, wanna game with me? Here are my gamertags, feel free to add me! PS3: Myojin_of_Souls Xbox 360: xXSadisticaXx Wii U: SkywardPrincess

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