It’s certainly nice to see third party games coming to the Switch, but recently one has come under fire for its $10 higher price on Nintendo’s console. While Nintendo claim they have no control over RiME’s cost, the developer of the adventure game has also put in their two cents on the situation. According to Grey Box, the cost of development and publishing on the Switch is what forced them to raise the price. Check out their statement below.
“We set prices for our products based on the costs of development and publishing for each specific platform. I can confirm cost of manufacturing is also a factor, in addition to the statement below about development and publishing costs.”