Nintendo is going to release a new model of Switch in 2020 year

Analysts are waiting for her in the first half of 2021.

Following the financial report released on January 30, Nintendo made a presentation to investors, telling more about its recent successes and some future plans.

  • Nintendo does not plan to release a new Switch model in 2020.
  • To expand the audience of Switch in 2020, Nintendo will focus on promoting the Lite version of the console.
  • At the end of December 2019, Switch’s sales to end users exceeded 48 million units – earlier in the quarterly report, Nintendo reported that total deliveries to stores reached 52.4 million units.
  • Switch sales are growing not only in the US but also in Europe. In the Black Friday week alone, a total of 1.4 million console units were sold in both regions.
  • Ring Fit Adventure, a role-playing game with elements of fitness, proved to be especially good in Japan, and worldwide sales at the end of January amounted to over 1.7 million copies.
  • Nintendo noted that Luigi’s Mansion became a large franchise, and at the start, the third part was sold more than twice as fast as Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, which was released in 2013 on Nintendo 3DS.
  • Pokemon Sword & Shield became the fastest-selling part in the series, breaking the Moon & Sun record. Nintendo reported earlier that shipments exceeded 16 million copies at the end of December.
  • Nintendo wants players to run its games for a long time, and therefore plans to actively support them with content.
  • The Nintendo Online service reached 15 million subscribers, while a year earlier there were 8 million. This means that approximately 29% of Switch owners also have a subscription.
  • The Illumination Mario animated film is partly funded by Universal, which will also act as a distributor, and Nintendo is actively involved in the development process. Theatrical release is scheduled for 2022.
  • Nintendo has decided to merge four Tokyo offices into one to increase workflow efficiency.

Earlier in a report released on January 30, Nintendo reported on shipments of its latest titles and updated the top-selling Switch games. The console itself, according to available data, has already bypassed the Xbox One – it took her 34 months to do this.

16 Million Pokemon Sword & Shield and 5 Million Luigi’s Mansion 3: Highlights from Nintendo Quarterly Report

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