Nintendo’s product distributor in Greece, Nortec Multimedia S. A., has cut its ties with the video game titan. In a press release they clarified that they were still a healthy company, despite the current economic situation in Greece. They credited their decision to cut ties with Nintendo to “a number of important trade issues” with the company.
You can read the full press release below:
“Dear Partners and Friends,
“As you all know, Nortec Multimedia withstood the relentless economic crisis which affects our country over the last six years. Even today the company is healthy and operates without loans.
“However, a number of important trade issues with Nintendo oblige to put an end to our long-term cooperation. Therefore, with great sadness we inform you that our partnership with Nintendo ends on 12/31/2015.
“We would like to express our gratitude to all our partners for the hearty and continuous support over the years and of course all consumers and fans of our products. Also, we wish Nintendo the best for its future plans and activities in Greece, Cyprus and the Balkans.”
It is still unclear how and if Nintendo will continue its distribution in Greece from this point onward.