Shigeru Miyamoto: "We would rather grow profits as a result of continually challenging ourselves to generate new value rather than investing capital to expand our business."
NintendObserver’s select content on management Q&As.
I just want to emphasize how refreshing it is that, thanks to the Switch's success, trolling has completely vanished from investors Q&A. It's so much more productive.
Miyamoto: "Our ultimate ambition is for a Nintendo Switch to be owned not just by every family, but by every single person."
I just wanna take this is an opportunity to point out that indeed, Dragon Quest XI is coming to Nintendo Switch.
"The number of downloads of Fire Emblem Heroes is less than a tenth of the number for Super Mario Run, but the total figure that consumers have spent on this title is more than on Super Mario Run."
All of a sudden, investors are a lot more friendly with the success of Nintendo Switch.
"Nintendo is a company which creates unique things and, once something unique is embraced by the public, there will be no competition in that market."
"I would like you to know that I myself am very much looking forward to the launch of Nintendo Switch."
"There will be big hits somewhere in our business, and they support the games that fail and allow us to take on other challenges."
"We are planning for NX to make up for falling Wii U sales. Software for NX will also contribute to sales and profit."
"We believe that we can make products that are even more unique based on consumer feedback."
"To avoid any misunderstandings, we have never said that we will produce a movie."
"We are now preparing to manufacture NX and hashing out details like the extent of automation."
"The general meeting of shareholders should be a place where shareholders and board members can communicate on a range of topics."
"We are researching not just VR but AR and many other technologies."
"We made changes and additions to the Articles of Incorporation with a view to future diversification of our business."
"We have reined in advertising expenses to a certain degree over the last few years, and this has helped to balance revenue and expenses."
"The concern was that my speech may not be clear enough to be easily understood."
"Releasing applications for non-Nintendo platforms is one challenge for us, and we will try all kinds of things as we continue this challenge."
"We will make applications, and not just action games, in consideration of what best embodies 'Nintendo-like' applications."