Gifting is good

MCV has reported that Nintendo is planning its own "Loot Crate" subscription service, and will operate it via The Hut Group, which is in charge of the company's UK Online Store.

The "N-Box" will contain toys, clothes and other merchandise, and will apparently adopt a 3, 6 and 12 month subscription plan. They will also be available on a one-off basis.

This approach takes inspiration from American service Loot Crate, which has previously worked with Nintendo to offer an amiibo box service.

UK retailer Zavvi - which owns The Hut Group - already runs its own Z-Box service, offering clothing, toys and postcards. Zavvi even has a Nintendo-themed Z-Box planned for September, MCV reports.

We've approached Nintendo UK for comment and will update this post when we hear back.

These kind of "mystery" boxes are big business at the moment - Nintendo Life video expert Alex Olney has opened his fair share in recent months, including a Nintendo-centric offering from My Retro Game Box:

[via mcvuk.com]