Smaller, cheaper Nintendo Switch might surface in June
00:31, Apr 26, 2019
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An attendee plays a video game next to the Nintendo booth at the E3 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California, U.S. June 13, 2017.
Despite the strong numbers, Nintendo delivered below analysts estimates, Bloomberg reports.
Nintendo sold about 2.5 million Switch systems in the fourth quarter ending in March, bringing the total of the systems sold for the fiscal year to just under 17 million units, the company reported Thursday.
Glancing at Nintendo's digital business, the company said sales from download versions of retail software and download-only titles on Switch "showed particularly good growth", and that overall digital sales revenue rose by 95.4 percent year-on-year to 118.8 billion yen ($1.1 billion). But Nintendo had expected to sell 20 million units.
A March report from the Wall Street Journal indicated that Nintendo is working on two new versions of the Switch hardware: one cheaper model for more casual players, and one more expensive model for "avid" fans. Last year, it sold 17 million units, below the 17.5 million that were estimated. Instead Nintendo will provide smaller upgrades to the existing Switch model.
The industry is facing a shake-up with established console gaming companies like Nintendo and Sony Corp exposed to competition from new entrants like Alphabet Inc's Google offering browser-based games streaming services. With the 3DS seemingly nearing the end of its life span, the Switch could replace it altogether. Its share price has risen 32 percent year-to-date, pushing its market capitalization above 5 trillion yen.
Lewandowski told Trump he would handle it, but instead, he asked White House official Rick Dearborn to deliver the message. Obstruction of justice is often coupled with some underlying wrongful act that is being covered up, legal experts said.
In the documents filed Wednesday, State Attorney Dave Aronberg said he can not wait for a ruling on Kraft's legal challenge. One of Kraft's attorneys last week described the recording of Kraft's actions in the spa as "pornography".
Louis in the second round of these playoffs, just as they did in their previous postseason appearance three years ago. But it wouldn't be the moment the regular season's worst power play broke through, so this one needed extra time.
The Italian stressed that despite being the world's premier club competition the Champions League is overhyped. The Blues received a boost for the top four after Arsenal, Tottenham and Arsenal lost at the weekend.
A White House statement said "the two discussed a shared vision for Libya's transition to a stable, democratic political system". Explosions were heard from the city centre overnight, and some witnesses said there were air strikes .
James and Johnson are said to have clashed over several key ideas on how to take the team forward. "This is a good day". James did not look to disappointed by Johnson's decision. "He will always be not only a Lakers icon, but our family ".
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Students say sneaking into the university's most recognizable building at night has always been a tradition for Fordham seniors. She posted a video from the top on Snapchat early Sunday, the newspaper reports.
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Flyers remove Kate Smith statue outside stadium
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OnePlus 7 Pro to reportedly come with Quad HD+ display
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Madrid stumble in disappointing draw at Leganes
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Seahawks sign QB Russell Wilson to $140 million extension
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Virginia Cavaliers crowned 2019 NCAA champion
However, guard Kyle Guy - the team's leading scorer - went on to score 6 points, giving the team a 1 point victory against Auburn. Then with 14 seconds left, UVA's Deandre Hunter drained a clutch 3-pointer, tying the score and sending the game to overtime.