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Nintendo hikes its sales forecast for Switch after a bumper year-end

Nintendo has hiked its full-year sales forecast for its Switch games console to 26.5 million from 24 million previously after a bumper holiday season, buoyed by the boom for at hom...

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Nintendo raises Switch forecast to 24 million units on pandemic gaming boom

Nintendo said it hopes to market 24 million of its Switch games consoles at the year ending March 2021, up from a forecast of 19 million but still regarded as cautious, since the C...

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After the success of Animal Crossing, a thin pipeline for Nintendo

The runaway success of Nintendo Co Ltd’s island life simulator Animal Crossing: New Horizons has overshadowed an uncomfortable fact for fans of the Switch console – it ...

Platform News: Nintendo and its Switch console

Gamers fear for virtual assets as rate cut hits ‘Animal Crossing’ savings

Gamers escaping COVID-19  lockdowns have seen their virtual savings slashed in hit video game “Animal Crossing”, highlighting the limited rights users have to digital p...

Platform News: Nintendo and its Switch console

Nintendo game pulled from Chinese platforms after protest by Hong Kong activist

A popular Nintendo Switch video game has been pulled off China’s grey market e-commerce platforms, after Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong used the game to protest against Beiji...

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Tencent gets green light to publish two Nintendo Switch games in China

China has given tech giant Tencent Holdings the green light to publish Nintendo Switch games Super Mario Odyssey and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, taking the number of games licensed for th...

Platform News: Nintendo and its Switch console

Nintendo CEO says it has no plans for a new Switch in 2020

The Chief Executive Officer of Nintendo Co. Ltd, Shuntaro Furukawa has stated that the gaming company has no plans to launch a new version of its wildly popular Switch gaming devic...

Platform News: Nintendo and its Switch console

Nintendo’s Switch gaming console launches in China on December 10th

Japanese gaming icon, Nintendo will officially launch its Nintendo Switch gaming console in mainland China on December the 10th. The retail price is 2,099 yuan ($298.20), local par...