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Nintendo halted sales in Russia over the invasion of Ukraine

Nintendo halted sales in Russia

We’ve learned Nintendo is the latest tech giant to ban sales in Russia, as we’ve learned Nintendo halted sales in Russia over the invasion of Ukraine.

Nintendo confirmed (via Reuters) they are suspending the shipments of all products to Russia “for the foreseeable future” due to “considerable volatility surrounding the logistics of shipping and distributing physical goods.”

Nintendo cutting off sales in Russia was confirmed not long after the company also delayed the release of military-strategy game Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp, due to “recent world events”, which we all know is the ongoing war in Ukraine.

Now all three of the big gaming platforms including Microsoft, Sony, and now Nintendo have all cut off sales and services in Russia.

News that Nintendo halted sales in Russia come alongside the company putting its eShop under maintenance in Russia, after payment processors cut off services to the country.

As covered in our previous reports, numerous tech and gaming companies have cut off sales and/or services in Russia over their ongoing war in Ukraine.

Other companies that recently cut sales or services in Russia include Epic GamesElectronic Arts, Activision Blizzard halted sales in Russia, and Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt RED halted their sales in Russia.

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