Nintendo's Free-to-Play Game is Steel Diver


May 4, 2013
Last week, during an investor and analyst presentation, Nintendo revealed it had a free-to-play game in the works, due to debut before the end of the year. The publisher also indicated it wouldn't use franchises like Mario or Pokemon for its new pricing experiment, due to the "degree of trust" that had already been built with consumers with regards to pricing. But at E3 2013, Nintendo executive Shigeru Miyamoto revealed to IGN that the franchise his company has targeted is none other than Steel Diver.

Though many would be quick to assume Nintendo might just port the same Steel Diver that served as a Nintendo 3DS launch title, Miyamoto was clear that looking at the series through the free-to-play model would change the game's design - and he did not specify the intended platforms for this new product.

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