How does Nintendo earn profit giving away four swords?

#1Alias_NemesisPosted 9/29/2011 5:09:28 PM
i am NOT complaining. i repeat, i am NOT AT ALL complaining about this move! Like the next guy, i am happy i got it free but i am just curious as to how giving this game free benefits them?
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#2CorruptedRPGPosted 9/29/2011 5:10:03 PM
Advertising.
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#3darkqueenhelbaPosted 9/29/2011 5:10:32 PM
It's used as a promotional strategy.
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#4flipzasPosted 9/29/2011 5:10:34 PM
I don't think Nintendo was planning to make profit out of this. After all, it's free.
#5AP3BrainPosted 9/29/2011 5:11:33 PM
Yeah.. Basically promotional. Why do you think any businesses give stuff away for free?
#61geckoPosted 9/29/2011 5:11:50 PM
Promotion for other Zelda games coming up.
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#7darkqueenhelbaPosted 9/29/2011 5:13:18 PM
You'd be surprised at how dumb consumers can be.

"Ahhh! Buy 1 Get 1 Free!!! I'll take 5!!!!"
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#8strongo9Posted 9/29/2011 5:14:28 PM
They don't. It's just an anniversary gift and somewhat of a promotional game. If you're wondering, Nintendo would actually lose profit if they included online in the game and hosted servers.
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#9Starwars4JPosted 9/29/2011 5:23:49 PM
strongo9 posted...
They don't. It's just an anniversary gift and somewhat of a promotional game. If you're wondering, Nintendo would actually lose profit if they included online in the game and hosted servers.

They're losing money as it is with the huge additions they made, and the distribution. Some people just never know when to stop putting their hand out though.
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#10CommanderxGreenPosted 9/29/2011 5:29:16 PM
It's free for a limited time only.