Nintendo Apply For Tabletop Mode Game Patent

Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for a new Tabletop mode game patent (特開2019-208873) in Japan. The patent aims to improve versatility when playing a game with a plurality of users on a single display device, such as in Tabletop mode, where two information images are arranged in different directions, making it easier for the user to grasp the game.

From the images: the patent is for a Nintendo Switch (baseball) game, although makes reference to this page for Wii Party U, with this patent claiming to further improve the Wii U game’s method of gameplay versatility. Please note this is just a brief summary of a 39 page PDF. Thanks to J-PlatPat. Select images used in the application added below…

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