Nintendo has purchased Luigi’s Mansion 3 developer Next Level Games, a press release confirms.
Nintendo’s press release statement reads:
NLG is a video game development company based in Vancouver, Canada which has nearly two decades of experience creating video games for various console platforms. More recently, NLG has worked exclusively with Nintendo in developing software titles for the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch systems, including titles in the critically acclaimed Luigi’s Mansion series of video games.
Next Level Games titles includes NHL Hitz Pro, Super Mario Strikers, Mario Strikers Charged, Spider-Man Friend or Foe, Captain America Super Soldier and Metroid Prime Federation Force.
The Acquisition will have only minor effects on Nintendo’s results for this fiscal year. Nintendo will start reflecting the earnings forecasts with respect to NLG for the next fiscal year and thereafter.
The acquisition will be finalised from 1 March 2021.
Luigi’s Mansion 3 is available on Nintendo Switch.