A customer, left, walks past Animal Crossing video game characters at a Nintendo store in Tokyo on June 10. Photo: Agence France-Presse A customer, left, walks past Animal Crossing video game characters at a Nintendo store in Tokyo on June 10. Photo: Agence France-Presse
A customer, left, walks past Animal Crossing video game characters at a Nintendo store in Tokyo on June 10. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Nintendo chills mobile gaming ambitions after Animal Crossing success

  • In the period from February through May, when other studios were posting record earnings, marquee Nintendo mobile games like Super Mario Run plummeted by double digits
  • At the same time, Nintendo’s own Animal Crossing: New Horizons powered the Switch console to new heights of popularity

Topic |   Nintendo
A customer, left, walks past Animal Crossing video game characters at a Nintendo store in Tokyo on June 10. Photo: Agence France-Presse A customer, left, walks past Animal Crossing video game characters at a Nintendo store in Tokyo on June 10. Photo: Agence France-Presse
A customer, left, walks past Animal Crossing video game characters at a Nintendo store in Tokyo on June 10. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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