Nintendo (UK only) to offer the N-Box, a Loot Crate-esque service

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    With the rise of popularity in subscription-based monthly mystery boxes, like Japan Crate and Loot Crate, Nintendo seems to have jumped into the fray.​

    According to MCV, the N-Box will roll out this September, and will have 3 month, 6 month, and yearly membership plans. These boxes will apparently include trinkets such as clothing, toys, and other Nintendo-related memorabilia.

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  2. Ryukouki

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    I've heard rumors that this is unconfirmed, hence why I actually did not post this earlier. Keep us posted and we'll update and promote accordingly :)
     
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    I'd actually like to see this happen. That is, if it's legit. And if it does happen, I really do hope it comes to North America. It'd be something I'd like to try.
     
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    I'll certainly be interested if Nintendo confirms it. I mean, I don't want to buy it personally. I get enough stuff I will never ever have any use for from my Lootcrate subscription. I'm still curious though, regardless.
     
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    Could be interesting if there are wide variety of there IPs represented. Not just 'oh here's another toad keychain'! Honestly though a lack of interest in the properties represented had kept me away from other subscription box services!

    None of that matters though if NoA doesn't bring this here!
     
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    Plz NOA!
    Do it for me!
     
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    Awesome! If it's £15-20 I might give it a try.

    The US Loot Crate just costs too much to import.
     
  8. Hop2089

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    I've never understood the appeal of Loot Crate and other similar services despite every Youtuber I watch advertising or unboxing them, a lot of the stuff isn't that good anyway.
     
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    Wouldn't be too surprising to see. I'd believe it less if it was any region except Europe. Those guys got all the physical rewards, they must have a warehouse full of crap they need to get rid of.
     
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    Cant wait to pay $20 a month to get $5 worth of stuff from the 99 cents store
    since this is only in the uk though I guess it would be £5 worth of stuff from poundland
     
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    I heard reports of a Nintendo America loot crate as well called Nin-fundo crate. But also unconfirmed.
     
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    Not a chance. We don't ever get physical crap here.
     
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    They have enough source material for an infinite number of things across all media plains so this would be interesting i would definitely get this is it comes to 'Merica
     
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    Wouldn't be surprised if they included a Mario amiibo as those must be in unlimited quantities.
     
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    Thats a great idea actually they should make an Exclusive Amiibo that anyone could get thru this and make a gazillion of em so no scalper crap
     
  16. WiiCube_2013

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    I just meant the retail value of Mario/Pikachu and other popular amiibos is low when trading/selling them as well as that the amiibos aren't necessarily of high quality. The McD Nintendo toys I got last year have comparable quality to the amiibos.