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Nintendo has filed a lawsuit against a fashion retailer that runs its store in Russia

Nintendo has filed a lawsuit against a fashion retailer that runs its store in Russia

Photo: Nintendo Live / Damien McPherson

Nintendo’s Russian subsidiary has filed a lawsuit in Moscow against Kubivip, the retailer that currently operates the nation’s premier online Nintendo store. According to the lawsuit, the company filed a lawsuit for about 963,500 rubles (about $ 16,800).

Like many international companiesNintendo slashes operations in Russia after Ukraine invasion Stop new exports To do Nintendo eShop Unplug Although he did not agree with any direct report on the war.

However, Mir Nintendo (“World of Nintendo”) ceased normal business in September 2021, just months after the deal to buy Kubivip, a select retailer from Russian technology company Yandex Nintendo.

Mir Nintendo was launched in 2013 as part of Nintendo’s plans to establish a presence in Russia. Throughout the lifetime of the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS – which most Russian retailers refused to carry – it was the main place to buy Nintendo games and consoles. Its importance faded as the Nintendo Switch gained more space than its predecessors.

After KupiVip crashed, a one-page website was used to place pre-orders for specific products. Three strategy Post available.

We have approached Russia’s Nintendo for comment, but have not yet received a response.


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