News tagged: Nintendo Switch
During the first year of its availability, Nintendo expects the Switch to sell nearly 13 million units. Nintendo sold 2.74 million units during the console's first month, going well beyond the 2 million it had anticipated. Now it expects to have another 10 million sales.
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.
Not many people thought that Nintendo could release such an interesting gaming console, but the company sold 906,000 units in the US and 2.4 million units worldwide in its first month. It is believed that Nintendo might sell around 7.2 million units in 2017
Besides launching new color option for the Joy-Con controllers and a new battery pack, Nintendo is also gearing up to start selling the console's docking station. Currently, the Switch dock is bundled as part of the console and is needed for connecting the console to the TV
If you have been looking for more variety beyond the standard grey or red and blue version of the console, then this new color option might be for you. The company has now announced a new Neon Yellow Joy-Con variant as well as a Joy-Con battery strap.
Nintendo has confirmed it's going to sell a Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Nintendo Switch bundle, but it appears to be an exclusive offer for the Russian market. A rep for the company said, "the bundle is exclusive to Russia and there are no plans to bring it to other countries."
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 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.
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.
We all know that every product out there costs a lot less than what we're paying, but some things are way cheaper than the retail pricing. Japan's Fomalhaut Techno Solutions tore down the Nintendo Switch to find out how much the popular gaming console actually costs
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.
Just like with every new product, there are some small issues that get fixed over time. Most of the time, those issues are software related, but we have witnessed many hardware and design issues as well, even with the Nintendo Switch and the Joy Con problems. While that have been
At first, it was rumoured that Nintendo's latest gaming console won't be able to download content when in sleep mode. Fortunately, that was just a rumour, as according to new report, not only it can download games when in sleep mode, but it also downloads faster.
Both the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo NES Classic Edition returned to Best Buy earlier today. The retailer announced their availability on Twitter, confirming "limited quantities" would be sold beginning at 10 a.m. PT on March 29. Both have been hard to come by.
A Nintendo Switch version of Rocket League is possible, says Psyonix. The studio is at least "evaluating" the possibility and it's currently "looking to see what the technical requirements are." And it's also trying to determine what level of demand there is.
It is obvious that Nintendo did a great job with the latest gaming console as early numbers make it the fastest selling console from Nintendo in the US, Europe and other markets. The exact numbers are not yet familiar, but it is believed that the Switch may pass Wii in terms of
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.
Many users of Nintendo Switch gaming console have reported problems with Joy-Con controllers. The controllers, or should we say the left one, is loosing connectivity and from what it seems, the issue is hardware-related. the good news is that the fix is very simple.
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.
The Nintendo Switch's sales have been "phenomenal," says GameStop, and they could be on track to go beyond the Wii. Eric Bright, the retailer's merchandising director, said the console "could possibly eclipse the Wii." That would be quite a significant achievement.