Nintendo is shutting down its European headquarters in Germany

Nintendo’s European headquarters in Großostheim, Germany is closing down, and 130 people will be out of a job as a result. Nintendo’s European operations have shifted to the company’s Frankfurt office, while the the Großostheim office building and warehouse will be sold. “Nintendo of Europe has entered into a consultation process on a number of changes it is intending to make to its European business which, in the long term, will better enable the European business to adapt to the rapidly changing business environment,” a Nintendo of Europe representative told Eurogamer.

Nintendo of Europe is closing its headquarters in Großostheim, Germany with the loss of 130 jobs, the company has announced. The business will now be run out of Nintendo’s Frankfurt office, with its Großostheim building and warehouse sold off. In a statement provided to Eurogamer, Nintendo said the decision would allow it more long-term flexibility to changes in the games business. “Nintendo of Europe has entered into a consultation process on a number of changes it is intending to make to its European business which, in the long term, will better enable the European business to adapt to the rapidly changing business environment. “The measures include the consolidation of the current European headquarters in Großostheim (Germany) to Frankfurt (Germany), the closure of the warehouse and office in Großostheim, as well as outsourcing and reorganising some functions.

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