Amidst Global Issues, Nintendo Make a Bold Promise to All its Switch Fans – EssentiallySports

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It’s been over six years since the release of the Nintendo Switch. But the popularity of the hand-held console doesn’t seem to go down. Instead, the demands are increasingly higher than Nintendo’s current production rate. But it won’t result in a rise in prices.

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Nintendo is a Japanese multinational company that made a big name for themselves with their consoles and games. The Big N has always offered the best gaming experience, primarily hand-held gaming. Nintendo has developed many hand-held consoles like GBA, DS, 3DS, and the latest Switch.

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The Switch has been the most successful product that Nintendo has come up with. The Japanese video game company currently offers three Switch variations: the standard, the Lite edition, and the OLED display edition. Further, the prices differ for each version of the hand-held console.

Nintendo Switch prices won’t skyrocket

Nintendo Switch has been in a lot of headlines lately. The famous media outlet Nikkei announced that Nintendo wouldn’t release new hardware in the fiscal year. Further, the new hardware is meant to be the much-awaited Switch Pro, an advanced version of the current Switch.

According to sources, the reason behind this rumor was the shortage of components. However, the media outlet that first reported on this issue couldn’t correctly understand what CEO Shuntaro Furukawa meant. According to Shuntaro, they will keep selling the current three kinds of Nintendo at a reduced price for the Lite version.

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Further, Shuntaro claimed that the Japanese company is not having trouble getting components. The problem is the increased demand, which exceeds their expectation. Moreover, the global pandemic affected them, like most businesses, as there has been a rise in the prices of materials and shipping.

But Shuntaro claims the increasing prices of materials and transportation don’t worry them right now. And they will continue to offer Switches at a reasonable price. He said, “In order to offer unique entertainment to a wide range of customers, we want to avoid pricing people out.” He also shared that the OLED version is less profitable than the other two Switch versions.

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So, the Nintendo Switch fans can be at ease about the console prices for now. What are your thoughts about the Switch prices? Share your thoughts in the comments.

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