News tagged: Nintendo Switch
Nintendo is planning to manufacture significantly more Switch units during the next fiscal year. In the current year it'll sell an estimated 14 million consoles, yet it wants to make 25 to 30 million units between April 2018 and March 2019 (fiscal year 2019).
The Nintendo Switch debuted without any video streaming services. Now that's starting to change. As of today, Hulu has become available for North American users through the eShop. It's one of a number of additions to the game/app store. It's a good device for media consumption.
The first season of Telltale Games' Batman series will be available on Nintendo Switch next week, with a release scheduled for November 17. You can either get it digitally from the Switch's eShop or in a retail store. Right now the second season is underway.
Super Mario Odyssey has sold faster than any Mario game in history in the United States. The recently released Nintendo Switch title already has 2 million sales. Nintendo says 1.1 million copies have sold just in the US, making it the fastest-selling Mario in the US.
FIFA 18 is going to be the only EA-made game on Nintendo Switch for the foreseeable future, says CFO Blake Jorgensen. He revealed to The Wall Street Journal that EA isn't currently working on any other titles for the platform. It wants to better understand the demand first.
The primary unique aspect of the Nintendo Switch is that it can be used as both a handheld system and as a TV-connected game console. Though people tend to utilize both modes, interacting with the Switch as a handheld game system is somewhat more common.
Super Mario Odyssey has debuted on the market with an even faster sales rate that Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Nintendo's latest financial report reveals the game surpassed two million sales in only three days. For comparison, the latest Zelda title took a month to reach 2.7m.
Rocket League's release date on the Nintendo Switch is now confirmed. The game will become available on November 14 and it'll reach the platform with some exclusive Mario, Luigi, and Samus-themed vehicles. Players will be able to get the title for $20.
Nintendo's latest console, the Switch, is going to surpass the Wii U's sales during the current fiscal year. In the company's latest earnings report it shared an updated projection for the Nintendo Switch's performance. So far it has sold 7.63 million units globally.
Support for GameCube controllers has been added to the Nintendo Switch, enabling players to pick up their old controllers for use with the newer system. This support is included with firmware 4.0.0, which was mainly highlighted for its addition of USB headphone support.
During September, Nintendo Switch was the most selling gaming console in the United States, and Nintendo consoles were responsible for two-thirds of gaming hardware sales. On the other hands, the company is still improving the console with each new update and has now added a
Star Wars Battlefront 2 probably isn't going to arrive on the Nintendo Switch, but there is still a chance it could. According to Motive Studios producer David Robillard, a Switch version of the game will be considered "if we see opportunities." Right now there's no release plan.
The Nintendo Switch outperformed Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One during September in the US console market. A new report from NPD Group reveals it was the best-performing console last month and Nintendo was responsible for two-thirds of hardware sales.
Sony is launching a new publishing label that's going to publish games for the Nintendo Switch, not just for the PS4 and PC. Its "Unties" label is part of Sony Music Entertainment rather than Sony Interactive Entertainment. It'll work with small development teams.
Doom will become available on the Nintendo Switch next month, id Software has revealed. Marty Stratton, the game's executive producer, confirmed players will receive the entire campaign and all of the available difficulty modes. It arrives on November 10.
A Japanese accessory maker Cybergadget is not very popular outside Japan, but if you are in search for a docking station for your Nintendo Switch, then take a look at their latest dock. While it might not be significantly cheaper than the official Nintendo Switch, it does have
It is safe to say that not even Nintendo thought it would have such a big success with its new gaming console, but the Nintendo Switch is in high demand and the company needs to increase production to meet the demand. According to new reports, Nintendo
Square Enix is very interested in porting Final Fantasy XV to the Nintendo Switch, so it's actively discussing the port with Nintendo. The game's director, Hajime Tabata, said the company has been running tests to see if the Switch port is even possible.
Four of the past six months have seen the Nintendo Switch outperform the PS4 and Xbox One in the US console market, according to NPD. It was once again the top-performing system in August. During the months where it hasn't had the most sales, the PS4 has been in the lead.
Nintendo Switch versions of Doom and Wolfenstein II are on the way, says Bethesda. The publisher has announced last year's Doom and the upcoming Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus will be available on the platform. Doom will arrive this holiday season.