February 26, 2024

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Nintendo is reportedly seeking more studios to work on its IP

Nintendo is reportedly seeking more studios to work on its IP

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With the next generation of Nintendo consoles on the horizon, it's no surprise that the Japanese video game company is looking for new partners, as well as studios, to work on some of its intellectual property from now on.

With this in mind, Chairman GamesIndustry.biz Christopher Dring says there are at least three studios currently “deep in the conversation about making games based on Nintendo's brands.” Here's exactly what he had to say:

“I also know that Nintendo is actively meeting with independent developers to find new partners. Some of that has to do with publishing indie games, which Nintendo does from time to time, but it also looks for studios that can work on some of its intellectual property. Nintendo regularly works with teams “Three studios I know of are deep in the conversation around the gaming industry. Based on Nintendo's brands.”

Some of the best exclusives during the Switch generation were developed by teams outside the company, such as MercurySteam, which worked on Metroid Dread. Other studios like WayForward and Brace Yourself Games have also been lucky enough to work with Nintendo IP in recent years.

Unfortunately, the source doesn't share any other details about these “three studios,” so feel free to guess who they are in the comments. Which developers would you like to see working on Nintendo brands in the future? Tell us below.