Nintendo has finally announced its new loyalty program—”My Nintendo”—as well as a brand-new account system (called simply “Nintendo Account”) that will interlink your various consoles with social media and mobile devices. Both services will use cloud technology.
My Nintendo will be similar to Club Nintendo, which shuttered back in June. By purchasing and by playing games, you will earn points that you can spend on merchandise, digital content, or game discounts. Club Nintendo only rewarded game purchases. This is one way that Nintendo can encourage players to keep coming back. Otherwise, it sounds pretty similar to the old Club Nintendo system. Read More