Nintendo games to appear on rival console

From BBC - December 6, 2017

Nintendo is to release some of its popular games on a rival manufacturer's console for the first time in decades.

Some of the company's older games from the discontinued Wii console will appear on the Nvidia Shield set-top box in China.

Historically, Nintendo has rarely licensed its original games and characters to rival console-makers.

The Japanese gaming giant does not currently sell its latest console, Nintendo Switch, in China.

The video games market in China was valued at $24bn (18bn) in 2016.

However, most people play on PCs or mobile devices, despite China relaxing its rules on the sale of foreign consoles in 2014.


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