This Summer, Nintendo Is Cutting Bonus PayMore and more Japanese companies are feeling the pinch—Nintendo included. After posting its first annual loss in donkey's yonks, the Kyoto-based game company is reducing its employee summer bonuses by 20 percent. #firstworldproblems


Last year, full-time Nintendo staff got the average of approximately 4.4 months worth of their salary as summer bonus. This year, it's an average 3.4 months.

So while other Japanese companies are firing people or cutting summer bonuses entirely, those laboring in the Mushroom Kingdom still have it pretty good.

任天堂、夏のボーナス2割減 業績悪化で [Nikkei]

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