Nintendo’s Mobile Income Holds Steady Thanks To Pokémon GO

Pokémon banks.

Nintendo has published its quarterly financial results and revealed that its smartphone content business continues to do well, largely thanks to an increase in royalty income — essentially, increased income from the company’s stake in Pokémon GO.

While there was a slight decline of -0.6% in overall mobile-related income compared to this time last year, an increase in royalty income helped keep things steady this quarter, with overall mobile-related income reaching 13.1 billion yen in Q1 2021.

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