Nintendo To Double Switch Production For The Fiscal Year Ending March 2018

March 17 14:02 2017

Indeed, the only issue now has to do with the fact that there aren’t enough Switch devices to meet the demand. Also, with high sales volume, Nintendo intends to attract more software producers to make new games and keep the Switch owners interested.

It’s nearly impossible to find a Nintendo Switch right now without forking over money to a greedy scalper. This is the main reason why Nintendo has recently made a decision to double the production for their much appreciated console. After a report was made by Nintendo Life, it seems that Amazon in the United Kingdom is offering a replacement option for gamers who purchase a bundle through the retailer.

The team has compared the loading times of the console using different solutions: the internal memory of the console, the cartridges, a 16 GB Micro SD and another one whose size is 64 GB. The change of plan shows the level of confidence the company has in its new machine. It seems like the growing amount of popularity took them by surprise. This number is significant, as the Wii U sold less than 16 million units over the course of its lifetime, indicating that Nintendo has a lot more confidence in the Nintendo Switch’s ability to resonate with consumers. This would be wonderful for the company and it would even beat the expectations of the analysts.

Putting that into a little bit of context: the Wii U in its entire lifespan has sold around 13.56 million units. The PlayStation 4 is another good example. The unofficial count after just two weeks of sales is 1.5 million units. Back in October of last year, NVIDIA announced that Nintendo’s new hybrid platform would sport a “custom Tegra processor”. “Nintendo Switch is powered by the performance of the custom Tegra processor“, NVIDIA announced last year.

The situation is reminiscent of Nintendo’s Wii in 2006, but with the company ramping up production, you should be able to get one at MSRP sooner rather than later. And that is games. It is even more impressive considering that SuperData’s numbers largely only account for the first week – it has been nearly two since release – and that they only account for sell-through.

The console had “The legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild”, “Shovel Knight”, and “Snipperclips” ready on the launch day.

The latest version of “Mario Kart”, which is also known as “Mario Kart 8 Deluxe“, will be released by the end of April. People will buy the console in order to play those games.

While none of these titles are brand spanking new, they’re all solid indie games worth checking out.

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Nintendo To Double Switch Production For The Fiscal Year Ending March 2018
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