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There is little doubt that the Nintendo Switch has been a huge success. Many people are hoping to get their hands on a discounted console or itching to see how Nintendo will update the Switch. However, it appears that for the time being, fans should not expect any major changes. Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa stated that his company will not be cutting the price or updating the hardware of the Nintendo Switch. Furukawa was recently interviewed by The Sankei News, a daily online Japanese newspaper. Furukawa remarked, “Nintendo Switch is our primary sales objective, and we are not considering a successor or a price cut at this time.” He also noted that Nintendo’s goal is... Read more...
There are no two ways about it, the Nintendo Switch is a runaway success, with Nintendo having to adjust its sales forecast multiple times since launching the hybrid consoles. Nintendo said it sold over 15 million Switch units during its last fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, which is 5 million more than its original forecast. Overall, Nintendo has sold sold 17.79 million Switch consoles, surpassing the Wii U's five-year total of 13.56 million units. Strong Switch sales contributed to Nintendo raking in 178 billion yen (around $1.62 billion in US currency) in operating profit for its fiscal year, representing an eye-popping 505 percent increase over the prior year. Revenue hit 1.06 trillion yen... Read more...