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Nintendo Switch is now the fastest selling console in the US

Nintendo revealed yesterday that it has sold 1.5m Switch units in December in the US, according to NPD Group’s figures for the year – which has yet to release its full report. Nintendo’s console has now sold a grand total of 4.8m units in the country, making it the fastest-selling …

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DIY experience Nintendo Labo launches on Switch this April

Nintendo announced the release of a new kind of gaming experience for the Switch, which involves turning cardboard into interactive toys, “to inspire creative minds and playful hearts alike.” Nintendo Labo focuses on DIY, with each kit turning the Switch into a new interactive creation (called Toy-Con): robot, piano, fishing …

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Netflix has no ‘definitive plans’ for Nintendo Switch

It looks like Netflix won’t be coming to Switch anytime soon. A Twitter user asked the burning question to Netflix’s customer service account, with @Netflixhelps answering: “There are currently no plans for Netflix on Nintendo Switch.” The tweet was promptly deleted, but you can see a screenshot below (thanks Polygon): …

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Nintendo Direct roundup: Donkey Kong Country, Mario Tennis and Fe coming to Switch

Nintendo today held a Direct Mini that everyone had been expecting since EA internal documents leaked mid-December. The Worlds Ends With You: Final Remix, due on Switch later this year, and Dark Souls Remastered releasing on Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC this May led the announcements. But Nintendo also …

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Nintendo France MD: Switch sales soar, EA to support platform, and why VR is a no-no for Nintendo

In an extensive interview with French publication Les Numériques, MD for Nintendo France Philippe Lavoué gave a very interesting insight on the platform holder’s performance on the French market, where Nintendo is as successful as ever, and on the firm’s recent successes and upcoming projects, including retro gaming, 4K, VR, …

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe topped last Japanese charts of 2017

Nintendo unsurprisingly won Christmas in Japan. What’s more surprising is that it topped the last weekly charts of the year with a title that released back in April, with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe charting at No.1 (according to sales data collected by Famitsu from December 25th to 31st 2017). With …

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Nintendo hoping to sell 20m Switch units during fiscal year 2018

While Nintendo’s official forecast is to sell 14m Switch units by the end of this fiscal year, it looks like Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima has more ambition for next year’s. In an interview with Kyoto Shimbun (as reported by Wcctech), Kimishima revealed that Nintendo was hoping to sell 20m Switch …

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Nintendo announces 10m sales for the Switch

Nintendo has announced 10m sales for the Switch game console, just nine months after the hybrid consoles worldwide launch. It caps off a remarkably strong year for all things Ninty, and in October the company announced that the Switch had caused a 175 per cent sales growth for the six …

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Rime developer address Switch port complaints

Tequila Works has spoken out to explain some of the performance issues that plague the delayed Switch version of the game. Complaints have included a perceptibly low resolution when played in portable mode, and frequent framerate drops. “RiME runs at 30 FPS in 720p throughout most of the game while …

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EA has not yet green-lit more Nintendo Switch titles

Publisher EA is not yet ready to fully commit to Nintendo’s Switch. CFO Blake Jorgensen has told the Wall Street Journal that despite the release of FIFA 18 in September, it is still too soon for EA to judge whether the game has sold sufficiently. Instead, the company wants to …

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