Switch online services to be priced somewhere between 2,000 and 3,000 yen a year

Categories: News, Switch

Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima has announced to Japanese financial newspaper The Nikkei that the Switch’s online services will cost between 2,000 and 3,000 yen a year. That’s approximately $17.50-$26.50, or roughly $1.50-$2.20 a month.   1) Just in: Nintendo president Kimishima tells the Nikkei Switch's online service will be priced…

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Splatoon 2 communication features detailed

Categories: News, Switch

The official Splatoon Twitter account has revealed a number of details about how player communication will work in the upcoming Splatoon 2. Splatoon 2 will support both online lobbies and voice chat for multiplayer games right out the gate, albeit via a smartphone application. Players can use the smartphone application…

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The Nintendo Newscast Mini | Fire Emblem Heroes

Categories: Switch, Videos

The Nintendo Newscast team discusses the upcoming Fire Emblem Heroes and how the franchise will transition to the mobile market. Note: This newscast was recorded live. Make sure to stay tuned for future live newscasts!   Want to see more? Watch the full version of Episode 15 of the Nintendo…

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Nintendo to increase Switch production thanks to strong pre-order demand

Author: Jason Ganos
Categories: News, Switch

During last night’s financial report, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima announced that the company plans to ramp up Switch production thanks to strong global pre-orders. Initially, Nintendo announced that 2 million units would be shipped worldwide during the first 30 days of the Switch’s lifespan; however, pre-orders went incredibly fast in…

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