Nintendo Just Unveiled Its Own iTunes

It's called Recochoku (short for "Record-Chokusetsu" or "Record Direct"). And it looks to be Nintendo's take on iTunes.

The service begins this December in Japan, and there will be over a million songs available for purchase. You can purchase songs via the 3DS, but you must be a member of Club Recochoku to purchase songs for Recochoku.

It seems to essentially be a cloud based service. Songs that you purchase on Recochoku can be redownloaded to other portable devices, such as smartphones.


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    will help some hopefully talented japanese artists achieve success, its not really applicable to usa i guess

    Why would people want to buy from nintendo rather than the more prominant ones?

    Last edited 26/10/12 12:59 am

      BECAUSE NINTENDO, MAN

      Screw apple !

    Except no. Recochoku is an existing service owned by Avex Group. Its like iTunes but for the Japanese market. The service is simply coming to 3DS.

    1 MILLION SONGS!?!?!?!?!

    If that passes for a song service, then I should probably set up my own.

    Great research. Thanks for the link!

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