Nintendo is supposedly placing a cease to small-time builders gaming the Swap eShop charts with dirt-cheap offers by inserting a restrict on pricing.
This info comes from SMG Studios by way of Reddit. In a quick reply message, it is highlighted how a 99 cents sale on the sport Dying Squared can be its “lowest worth” ever on Nintendo Swap, as “new guidelines” in place on the Swap eShop now apparently forestall builders from pricing video games under $1.99 USD. Clearly, this excludes free-to-play titles.
“That is the bottom worth it’s going to ever be. New guidelines on the eShope imply no sport could be under $1.99 and that is 99c as a result of I deliberate this sale again in Aug! haha so I beat the system!”
Though Dying Squared is not on sale, a fast take a look at the Swap eShop reveals there are nonetheless quite a few video games out there for lower than $1.99 (99 cents, to be exact) – they embody titles like Plague Street, HoPiKo, Knight Swap 2 and Ant-Gravity: Tiny’s Journey.
Maybe the builders of those titles additionally locked in gross sales effectively earlier than the brand new guidelines got here into play.
In line with a narrative over on Polygon, Nintendo not too long ago stopped video games that value a single cent from making the very best sellers checklist on the Swap eShop. This info was shared by Simon Carless’ GameDiscoverCo publication.
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