Miyamoto: Nintendo announcements won’t always be saved for E3


Whilst Nintendo still see the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) as a key event within the year, the company will look to make more announcements outside of the show.

“It used to be that we would save many of our announcements for E3 and we would announce them at the show, but what we’ve seen in the recent years is that there are a number of different ways and a number of different times when we have more opportunity to make those announcements,” Miyamoto explained to Polygon.

“So I can’t today make any promises of what we’re going to do at E3, but I think, this in particular is going to be a year where we’re seeing more regular announcements from Nintendo about what’s coming and that someplace within the announcements that we’re making, hopefully we’ll have something to share about NFC.”

Of course, this is something we’ve already steadily seen throughout the year, the company’s Nintendo Direct presentations garnering much buzz and attention from consumers and press alike.

He closed, “But as I think Mr. Iwata has been saying lately, where we do see a tremendous value in E3 is it’s a place where people can come and they can actually get their hands on and try the software we’ve been talking about, so I think that’s what people can look forward to at E3.”

Alex Seedhouse
After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.
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