Nintendo’s paid-for StreetPass games earned £2.6m in a month

Nintendo has already earned more than $4 million (£2.6m) from its four new StreetPass games, company boss Satoru Iwata has revealed.

Iwata revealed the figure to Japanese news source Tokyo Keizai Online (translated by Siliconera).

It’s difficult to estimate exactly how many users this equates to because of the different pricing options, but Iwata has previously said that at least 200,000 had paid up.

The downloads – priced £4.49 each or available together in a bundle for £13.49 – became available in mid-June via a system update. 3DS owners were then prompted of their arrival when accessing the StreetPass app.

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