Nintendo held its annual corporate management policy briefing on September 16. While the meeting was largely devoted to outlining the company’s corporate philosophy and its ongoing plans to expand the reach of its IP, Nintendo did share some interesting tidbits during the briefing, including the latest milestones for Nintendo Accounts and Switch Online subscribers.
According to Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa, more than 200 million Nintendo Accounts have now been created worldwide. “We have worked to expand our IP beyond the dedicated video game platform business to reach consumers who don’t own any of our game systems. This resulted in a substantial increase in consumers creating a Nintendo Account, thanks in particular to the release of the Mario Kart Tour mobile application,” Furukawa said.
Furukawa also noted that the number of Nintendo Account holders has been “steadily increasing alongside the growing install base of Nintendo Switch.” The accounts will continue to