Nintendo and joined the likes of Microsoft and Bungie through bringing in a ‘make money working from home’ coverage for its personnel within the face of the rising risk of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak.
Echoing statements launched through Microsoft and Destiny studio Bungie, Nintendo instructed Kotaku:
Nintendo of America has taken the precautionary step to permit NOA staff within the states of California and Washington the chance to make money working from home. The protection and wellbeing of our staff is our best precedence. We are proceeding to carefully track COVID-19 traits, and proportion our considerations and give a boost to for the ones suffering from the COVID-19 outbreak.
This is not the one means coronavirus has made its presence felt within the video games business lately; previous on, we reported on a prolong to the manufacturing and transport of Konami’s PC Engine Mini, and the 2020 Pokémon Europe International Championships has even be cancelled within the wake of the outbreak.