Nintendo Russia announced two major changes this week: game prices will be reduced and customers will be offered extended hardware warranties.
The first message came from the company Official websitewhere Nintendo states that prices for its own games will be reduced from December 6th. Nintendo notes that this change is due to the “current state of affairs” in the Russian market.
“Please note that prices for Nintendo games on Nintendo eShop will be reduced at midnight on 6 December 2021. We constantly monitor the dynamics of prices, and this change in prices for the Russian market reflects the current state of affairs in the market. “
The company also discussed plans to extend warranties for its products with the Russian website. GameMag… Until now, Nintendo Russia has offered a one-year warranty to customers buying a Switch console; This offer has been extended to two years and will also include physical games, standalone controller purchases, amibos, and amiibos.
This new extended warranty program will retrospectively apply to all products purchased in Russia from December 1, 2019. “This warranty extension allows consumers to feel confident that they can contact Nintendo directly in the event of any problem at any time during the first two months. years after purchase, ”Nintendo told GameMag.
When it comes to Switch consoles, this new two-year warranty is on par with what it offers Nintendo uk and hits Nintendo americaannual policy. The extra cover for accessories and games is a real winner; In Europe and North America, warranties for Nintendo accessories such as the standalone Joy-Con and amiibo are extremely limited, and in some cases appear to be nonexistent.