News tagged: Nintendo Switch

GameStop Selling Nintendo Switch Again

The Nintendo Switch has temporarily become available at GameStop. According to the retailer, it is now offering the console in-stores, with no online stock available. It was able to restock the console ahead of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe's release on Friday.

Minecraft Reaching Switch On May 11

Microsoft's Minecraft will become available on the Nintendo Switch in a month. The "Nintendo Switch Edition" of the game has been given an official May 11 release date. It'll support the console's Pro controller, up to eight players online, and four local split-screen players.

Splatoon 2 Reaches Nintendo Switch July 21

Splatoon 2 has been given an official release date for the Nintendo Switch. During a Nintendo Direct event, it was revealed the game would arrive on the console on July 21. It'll build upon 2015's Splatoon with new weapons, local and online multiplayer, and various other changes.

Nintendo Offering $20,000 For Switch Hacks

If you can find a security flaw in the Nintendo Switch, you could receive up to $20,000 under Nintendo's bug bounty program. The company expanded its program to cover the relatively new console yesterday. Hackers can earn $100 to $20,000 depending on the vulnerability.

Nintendo Estimated To Spend $257 Per Switch

The profit margin on the Nintendo Switch is pretty small, according to Fomalhaut Techno Solutions, a Japanese firm. It's been estimated Nintendo is spending $257 on each unit and it's only selling the device for $300. Much of the price comes from a few pieces.

Nintendo Planning On A 'Big E3'

Nintendo is going to have a big E3 presence this year. According to Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime, the company intends to highlight multiple games during the event. He didn't go into details about what will be present at E3. Switch and 3DS games will be present.

Nintendo Switch Could Have Used Cyanogen OS

Nintendo at one point considered using a Cyanogen operating system on a mobile game system, according to Kirt McMaster, former CEO of Cyanogen. McMaster said the company was contacted by Nintendo about making an OS for a "certain portable," which wasn't named.