How does Nintendo earn profit giving away four swords?

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User Info: Alias_Nemesis

Alias_Nemesis
5 years ago#1
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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User Info: CorruptedRPG

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5 years ago#2
Advertising.
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User Info: darkqueenhelba

darkqueenhelba
5 years ago#3
It's used as a promotional strategy.
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User Info: flipzas

flipzas
5 years ago#4
I don't think Nintendo was planning to make profit out of this. After all, it's free.

User Info: AP3Brain

AP3Brain
5 years ago#5
Yeah.. Basically promotional. Why do you think any businesses give stuff away for free?

User Info: 1gecko

1gecko
5 years ago#6
Promotion for other Zelda games coming up.
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User Info: darkqueenhelba

darkqueenhelba
5 years ago#7
You'd be surprised at how dumb consumers can be.

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User Info: strongo9

strongo9
5 years ago#8
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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User Info: Starwars4J

Starwars4J
5 years ago#9
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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User Info: CommanderxGreen

CommanderxGreen
5 years ago#10
It's free for a limited time only.
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