its president Nintendo of America, Doug BowserCommented on the company’s relationship with MicrosoftAfter publishing it Xbox Its creator may be a potential follower mario.
Incidentally, legal documents released last month potentially revealed key elements of the gaming strategy Microsoft For the coming year, with head wishes Xbox, Phil Spencerto get Nintendo.
“I completely agree with that Nintendo “This is a major asset for us in the world of video games,” the executive told a colleague in an email exchange in 2020, where he also noted that the board of directors Microsoft He was “fully in favor” of such an acquisition if the opportunity arose.
A Bowser of Nintendo was asked about the leak during an interview with Inverse published on Friday.
“We had a great relationship Microsoft“, said. “We consider them partners in many, many ways and you just have to watch Nintendo Switch See that association.
“Sure, Minecraft inside Nintendo SwitchAnd we brought Banjo Kazooie A Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. So we hope the cooperation will continue.”
Earlier this year, Microsoft Signed a “10-year binding legal agreement” to carry Call of Duty on its platforms NintendoIt should complete its proposed acquisition Activision Blizzard in a $69 billion deal that finally closed last week.
Leaked email spencer Conclusion:
“At some point, get Nintendo This will be a highlight in my career and I honestly think it will be a good move for both companies. It’s just taking a long time Nintendo See that your future exists beyond your own hardware. many days”.
In response to extensive coverage of the leaked material, which also included plans for unannounced console hardware and games, spencer He said last month that “a lot” has changed since they were created.
“We saw conversations about old emails and documents,” he said. “It’s hard to see our team’s work divided like this because so much has changed and there’s so much to look forward to now and in the future We will share the actual plan when we are ready.”
Editor’s note: This is why you need to be sure Call of Duty It’s not going to be an exclusive weapon. which Xbox He wants to be everywhere. A prime example of this is Minecraft.