Veszteséget jelentett a Nintendo

NY Times:

Nintendo reported Thursday its first ever operating loss, with a deficit of ¥37.3 billion, or $460 million, for the financial year that ended March 31, slightly better than a consensus forecast of a ¥41.4 billion loss.

“They have been beaten by smartphones and tablets, in particular, for consumers’ spending and, more importantly, time,” David Gibson, an analyst for the Australian bank Macquarie in Tokyo said before the announcement.

Nagyon nem kell őket félteni, mert van még pénzügyi tartalékuk. Egy kutatásból az is kiderül, ki hol játszik:

In a recent survey by MocoSpace […] it asked 15,000 game players where they played; 53 percent said they played in bed, 41 percent in the living room, 72 percent commuting and 5 percent on the toilet.

I am the 5%