Nintendo Is Suing The Fashion Retailer That Used To Run Its Russian Store

“World of Nintendo” turned from prime e-store to landing page.

Nintendo’s Russian branch has filed a claim to the Moscow Court of Arbitration against KupiVip, a retailer which operated Nintendo’s now-defunct flagship online store in the country. The company submitted claims totalling around 963,500 rubles (approx. $16,800), according to the case’s description.

Like many international companies, Nintendo has severely downscaled its operations in Russia following the Ukraine invasion, from halting new shipments to pulling the plug on the Nintendo eShop – although admittedly stopping short of any direct statement regarding the war.

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