Nintendo on DLC: games should be "a complete experience"

Nobody likes paying for content that should've been included with the game. There's nothing more frustrating than buying a download that came out the same day as the game, or that only weighs in at around a megabyte. Well Nintendo hears you, and it sounds like it sympathises. Speaking to games.com, Reggie Fils-Aime said: "I think the consumer wants to get, for their money, a complete experience, and then we have opportunities to provide more on top of that."

The comment was made after a question on whether Nintendo will ever release game add-ons. Without ruling out the possibility, Fils-Aime clarified: "Will Nintendo participate in this additional digital content? And the answer is yes, but the way that we'll do it is that whatever we sell initially, we will feel that that is a complete experience."

Other interesting tidbits from the interview include Nintendo's dedication to its own hardware rather than developing for the mobile sector. "The concept of having our core franchises on other systems really flies in the face of what we believe in," Fils-Aime said, "and that's because by understanding the hardware, that's how we're able to bring these great experiences forward."

Fils-Aime is also confident about the success of the upcoming Zelda game, Skyward Sword. "I don't know if there's going to be a video game in history that's going to be able to compare to Skyward Sword," he said.

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