Current Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima just published his plans for 2016 in a newspaper called Mainichi Shimbun. Mr. Kimishima was previously president of Nintendo of America for 4 years succeeding Minoru Arakawa , after the 4 year period, Reggie Fils-Aime took over and is still president.

These are Mr. Kimishima and Nintendo plans for 2016:

  • Nintendo wants to surprise fans with new ideas. Not just build on old ones.
  • Nintendo will talk release details for the NX.
  • The NX uses new ideas.
  • More character licensing for smartphones, theme parks, movies, and TV animes – Experimenting with these new business models is vital for Nintendo
  • Smartphone apps with famous Nintendo characters coming this year.
  • Plans to bring profits to 100 billion yen($855 million) in several years.

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