The movie came out a few months ago SUPER MARIO BROS. In theaters, it became an instant box office success, due to its catchy premise as well as nods to the most famous video game franchise. However, the thing that really makes a product successful is its fans, and as incredible as it may sound, that fandom is within the story. Mexico It is the Titanic, much better than the rest of the world.
This made our country one of the highest grossers for a film produced by Illumination Studios, thus surprising the company itself. Nintendo, given that this region is one that is not taken into account as much as others in the Americas. The information is so present that even the famous mustachioed plumber builder, Shigeru MiyamotoHow did he express his opinion? mario This side of the world is taken by.
Here’s what was mentioned during the question-and-answer session that prompted the company’s latest financial results:
When looking at responses by region, Mexico was somewhat surprised. The installed base of our dedicated video game platform is not as large as in other major sales territories in Mexico, but box office revenues there were high. We learned that there are a lot of Mario and Nintendo fans in Mexico, and Nintendo Switch sales are up. Content plays a huge role in how people become familiar with Nintendo’s intellectual properties and characters, even in regions where dedicated video game platforms are not common.
Talking about movies game, Netflix recently gave good news on the matter, noting that it will soon be launched on its streaming platform with a certain number of months of exclusivity. This means that families who go to the cinema at Christmas will have the pleasure of re-enjoying this production which has become a favorite of many and has all been achieved through supervision. Miyamoto.
On the other hand, cinema continues to be a relevant topic NintendoThis week it was revealed that they are already working on a film dedicated to the universe The Legend of Zelda, which has fans both excited and scared as a result. With only the director and screenwriter confirmed at this point, we have a lot of time left to find out who will be part of the cast of the much awaited film that is on everyone’s lips.
Editor’s note: In fact, it seems that Nintendo has already started to make more of a presence in Mexico in recent months, as various major game events and activations have been held. That means, it might be that they have official offices at some point, but only time will tell.