Originally Posted by Nirolak
Right, this is why we actually see so many companion products, apps, social media accounts, community managers, and every other aspect of social networking tied to major game releases these days.
That Nintendo is actually finally seeing there is a notable benefit to this however, is a good step forward for the company.
And in typical Nintendo fashion, instead of just recognizing the benefits of existing social networks, they are creating their own. If they can truly create a Miiverse ecosystem, and can hook it to FaceBook/Twitter/etc, it could really be something huge for them.