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Nintendo releases statement regarding shipping halt and temporary eShop closure in Russia

“We have decided to suspend shipping all Nintendo products to Russia for the foreseeable future.”

Nintendo have officially addressed the halt of shipping to Russia, as well as the temporary eShop closure, in a statement made to Eurogamer:

“We have decided to suspend shipping all Nintendo products to Russia for the foreseeable future. This is due to considerable volatility surrounding the logistics of shipping and distributing physical goods. In addition, Nintendo eShop in Russia is currently under maintenance following the suspension of transactions in Russian rubles by the payment provider.”

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[Source: Eurogamer, via Nintendo Everything]