In the latest unredacted document oopsie stemming from the US Federal Trade Commission’s efforts to stop Microsoft acqu…

  • @4am
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    237 months ago

    If Microsoft acquired Nintendo I will give up on all video games forever.

    Like yeah Nintendo is a big bad capitalist company but, just, no. I can’t think of a better way to make gaming worse.

    • @Sethayy@sh.itjust.works
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      -57 months ago

      And Nintendo loves to make trash consoles, making them insanely simple to emulate. Microsoft has decades of cyber security experience and would probably lock that right down.

      (no of fence to Nintendo consoles, if anything its what made them interesting)

      • HarkMahlberg
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        7 months ago

        Forget fake scarcity, the REAL scarcity of pre-acquisition Nintendo games and consoles would skyrocket. Microsoft is only consumer-friendly now because they’re still in the phase of acquiring a critical mass of content and users. Once they have both, and everything is on Game Pass, they’ll jack up the price as high as they want knowing you’d lose access to all your games if you don’t pay.

      • @philluminati@lemmy.ml
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        7 months ago

        Nintendo has an incredible brand for easy child friendly and safe gaming experiences. It‘a products are about as retail friendly as you can possibly get. It’s trustworthy. You just buy them off the shelf and slot the cartridges into the unit.

        Microsoft is famous for anti-consumer practices, poor UI design, expensive licensing, abandoning products like their Phone, Zune.