RIP Club Nintendo.
The slides from the Investors Meeting regarding can be viewed here, with more information available through Google translate. According to Cheesemeister and Google’s translations, the service will be based around Gold Points and Platinum Points. Gold points seem to be accrued by downloading games to your Wii U or 3DS devices, while Platinum Points are rewarded for logging into the eShop, signing into My Nintendo on your mobile device, and by meeting other such criteria.
My Nintendo point program starting in March in 39 countries. Platinum Points like prior CN, Gold Points for coupons. https://t.co/zNHUhSXKxm
— Cheesemeister (@Cheesemeister3k) February 3, 2016
Similar to the now-discontinued Club Nintendo, points accrued on My Nintendo can be exchanged for an assortment of rewards including coupons for digital products, original physical goods, and more. Nintendo’s first goal for My Nintendo is to quickly reach 100 million users from all over the world.
My Nintendo will launch alongside Nintendo’s first mobile app, Miitomo, in March. You will be able to link a single profile to your 3DS, Wii U, mobile device, and NX in the future, making this a singular entity that joins all hardware facets of Nintendo into a single service.
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