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Nintendo System Development

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The Nintendo System Development Division was formerly known as Nintendo Network Business & Development, Nintendo Network Service Development, and Nintendo Special Planning & Development, was located in the Nintendo Research Institute in Kyoto, Japan, until it moved to the Nintendo Development Center, also in Kyoto. The division consisted of a single development team that focused on software and peripheral development. SDD was composed of two development departments with different duties: the Network Development & Operations Department, which handled Nintendo Network service programming, in cooperation with Nintendo Network Service Database, and the Environment Development Department, which developed Software Development Kits (SDKs), among other technologies.


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  • Network Operations & Development Department