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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.
Minecraft is now available on the New 3DS handheld game system and a retail release will occur shortly. Nintendo announced the game's availability during a Direct presentation on Twitch. Included with the New 3DS version of the title are its survival and creative modes.
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.
The NES Classic was nearly impossible to find after its launch last year and Nintendo eventually stopped selling the mini-console, but we haven't actually seen the end of the system. Nintendo has announced it's going to bring back the NES Classic next year.
Nintendo is currently enjoying the popularity of its Switch gaming console. While many people were skeptical about the Nintendo Switch, even Tsunekazu Ishihara, CEO of Pokemon company, the console turned out great in the end and Nintendo has now announced that they
To avoid supply issues, Nintendo says it has "dramatically increased" production of the SNES Classic. Early preorders of the mini-console sold out quickly, a sign of what's to come when the system is released. It may be producing more units than it did for the NES Classic.
Tsunekazu Ishihara, CEO of Pokemon Company, was skeptical of the Nintendo Switch leading up to its launch. He recently gave an interview to Bloomberg in which he talked about doubting the Switch could be successful. Ishihara was of the belief that smartphones ruled mobile gaming.
The Nintendo Switch has topped 1.5 million sales in Japan significantly faster than the PlayStation 4. It only took 26 weeks for the console to reach that milestone, whereas the PS4 had 665,000 sales after that amount of time. It wouldn't reach 1.5 million until 69 weeks.
Particularly large Nintendo Switch games will only work if you have a microSD inserted in the game system. The company has confirmed "a microSD card will be needed for certain Nintendo Switch games that contain an especially large amount of content."
To keep up with demand, Nintendo says it's going to increase production of the Switch as we get closer to the holiday shopping season. A statement from the company confirms it'll "ramp up" production. This is especially important given the Switch continues to attract many buyers.
PayPal can now be used as a payment option on the Nintendo eShop, making it easier for some people to purchase Switch, 3DS, and Wii U games. Paying with that method is quite simple on the Switch. When you go to purchase a piece of content on the console, PayPal will be available.
Sony and Microsoft have been dominating the gaming console market for months, with PlayStation having a slight advantage over the Xbox. However, with the announcement of Nintendo Switch, things have changed and for a few times now, the console won the title of the
A lawsuit filed against Nintendo claims the Switch's detachable controller design is covered by an existing patent. The filing comes from accessory maker Gamevice, which holds patents covering tech used in the Wikipad, an Android tablet. Gamevice is seeking a monetary settlement.
Resident Evil: Revelations and Revelations 2 will make their way to the Nintendo Switch next year, with PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game arriving this August. Capcom has confirmed they'll be on the other consoles on August 29, while they'll reach the Switch in "late 2017."
You'll be able to place an order for Nintendo's upcoming SNES Classic mini console later this month. The company has confirmed preorders for the device will open in late August prior to the system being released on September 29. Walmart already accidentally started taking orders.
A software update has gone out for the Nintendo Switch to address a persistent battery problem with the system. This update specifically fixes a problem with the battery status indicator that appears on screen. That indicator has, for some users, consistently been inaccurate.
Consumers were accidentally allowed to preorder the SNES Classic from Walmart last week. In response, the retailer has confirmed all of those orders will be cancelled. A "technical glitch" caused the order page to go live before it was supposed to become available.
In only four months of being on the market, the Nintendo Switch is now close to reaching 5 million sales. Nintendo announced in its quarterly earnings report that the console had moved 4.7 million units as of the end of July. Some games have also had millions of sales,.
The online side of the Nintendo Switch is finally being filled in. Nintendo has come out with a mobile app on Android and iOS that'll handle functionality like voice chat, game invites, and other features for certain games. The app is required in many cases.
Nintendo has stopped manufacturing New 3DS units in Japan. An update posted to the company's Japanese websites reveals all models (white, black, and limited edition) have left production. The same message doesn't exist for the 2DS, New 2DS XL, or New 3DS XL.