Nintendo of Europe has decided to reduce the activities of the Russian branch. The company will continue to fulfill its existing obligations to customers, but players from Russia will no longer be able to create new accounts. All payment information for all Russian accounts was removed “for security reasons.”
Also, from May 31, Nintendo will resume the work of the digital eShop in Russia, but in a limited way.
In early May, the head of Nintendo ru LLC made it clear that Nintendo was forced to maintain its presence in Russia until the end of 2025. The “minimum presence” is associated with the need to fulfill obligations to buyers for the service. guarantee and repair of goods.
Currently, the company’s products in Russia are supplied through a parallel import scheme, since official sales were suspended in March 2022.
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