Nintendo's plan to make sure everyone can get a Switch in 2018

Nintendo's plan to make sure everyone can get a Switch in 2018

Nintendo's plan to make sure everyone can get a Switch in 2018

A new report reveals that Nintendo is planning a significant increase in Switch production for 2018. The console has also attracted the attention of third-party studios, receiving ports of Doom (out today) and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (out on November 17).

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"We have increased our Nintendo Switch shipment projections for this fiscal year from 10 million units to 14 million units", Nintendo's Tatsumi Kimishima stated during the question and answer period of the call. While Wii and Wii U were released during the holiday season, it's important to note that the Nintendo Switch launch was timed completely differently, in March. It has been so popular, in fact, that many fans have been having a hard time buying one, since they've been selling out so fast.

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Wall Street Journal points out some industry professionals think the Switch could surpass the Wii's sales, which sold over 101 million units and is the company's best-selling product. Although Microsoft has long since stopped reporting Xbox One sales numbers, the company is believed to have sold somewhere around 30 million units to date. The recent launch of Super Mario Odyssey will certainly help Nintendo's efforts heading into the holiday season. To put this into perspective, the Wii U sold 13.5 million units worldwide before it was discontinued. Some analysts predict the Switch could ship more than 115 million in its lifetime. Whether the scarcity is artificial or genuine, there continues to be a disconnect between the supply and demand of many Nintendo offerings.

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