Nintendo to shut down Miitomo this year

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones and Media Players' started by Chary, Jan 25, 2018.

  1. HaloEliteLegend

    HaloEliteLegend Chronicler

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    Your coins expire, and now the app where people spend most of their coins is gonna expire! Really, this is fine /s
     
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  2. Dr.Hacknik

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    my lewd corner
    Played for about 20mins, then uninstalled.

    Shittiest social platform since Snapchat.
     
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  3. AlmostBadKoala

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    same here.
    the worst of all is: we probably didnt miss much, as general opinion goes
     
  4. foob

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    Everything I know about Miitomo comes from this song. Like most invasive apps, I'm sure it was a good data-collection app for Nintendo.
     
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  5. Xabring

    Xabring GBAtemp Fan

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    The only thing that I'll really miss is the text to speech part. But well...that's about it, and I doubt Nintendo will make that engine available to the public.
     
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  6. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    and no one on earth shed a single tear :P
     
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  7. RedBlueGreen

    RedBlueGreen GBAtemp Maniac

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    Played it when it first came out, but didn't play it for long. There wasn't much to it since it was like a terribly watered down version of Tomodachi life.
     
  8. sonictails2000

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    NEVER played it the first time, so i'll try it out over the next few months.
     
  9. Giodude

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    This might as well be my best friend dying.
     
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  10. Captain_N

    Captain_N GBAtemp Maniac

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    That's why i dont play or pay for things that are useless after the server is down.....
     
  11. Viri

    Viri GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Oh, I forgot this existed. I played some Mii RPG game on 3DS, where the Miis you get are randomly generated by the online community. It was pretty fun, and funny as fuck at the random people you'd get. I remember being surprised and laughing for a while when the mayor was Gabe Newell.
     
  12. codezer0

    codezer0 Gaming keeps me sane

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    It does seem like the powers that be are just done with Mii's altogether. Especially surprising, given that they were shiggy's creation, and his ego gets a lot of pull there.

    First problem with Miitomo, was that there was eff all to do on it. It just seemed like it was there to mine survey data from us.

    The next problem was that much of the stuff available on it were behind a glorified pachinko machine. And seeing how Konami imploded to chase that niche, any gamers aware of this turn would have a sour taste in the mouth from this method.
     
  13. Saiyan Lusitano

    Saiyan Lusitano GBAtemp Guru

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    First Miiverse and now Miitomo. :)
     
  14. Djcr

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  15. DJPlace

    DJPlace P!ssed OFF Pyscho of GBA!!

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    anything with mii's is doom a few years later IMO.
     
  16. Pachee

    Pachee GBAtemp Fan

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    It was a cool idea but the way Nintendo runs things killed it after a few weeks.
     
  17. smileyhead

    smileyhead Sumairi-chan

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    I'm surprised they are doing this already. The app is still so young!
     
  18. ThoD

    ThoD GBATemp Maniac (apparently), but more like "bored"

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    It is young, but like Pokemon GO, terrible management of it and the massive loss of interest and as nobody cares about MyNintendo (for in-game stuff) anymore, it's hardly making any profit. PGO managed to last longer because of the brand, no surprise Miitomo is dying.
     
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  19. Pachee

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    My Nintendo will likely get closed once that paid switch online arrives since they keep delaying the Switch part and despite the 3DS having much more content than the Wii U they still offer crap rewards/discounts.
     
  20. ThoD

    ThoD GBATemp Maniac (apparently), but more like "bored"

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    I still wonder what made them get so stingy with the rewards on there... There have hardly been 2-3 rewards even remotely decent!
     
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