It seems Nintendo doesn’t expect to sell the Switch at a loss, and will ship around two million units of the console when it launches.
Wall Street Journal’s Takashi Mochizuki shared a few quotes from Nintendo CEO Tatsumi Kimishima concerning the Switch. According to the Wall Street Journal, Kimishima stated that the”company won’t make loss by selling it; but also listening to what consumers expect from us when setting price.” Kimishima also stated that the “current FY financial guidance assumes 2 million units of Switch to be shipped this fiscal year ending in March.”
As Nintendo’s next console is expected to release in March of 2017, this means the company expects to ship two million units of the system during the month of its release.
Those who are waiting for more major news on the Nintendo Switch may be disappointed to hear that Nintendo isn’t planning any major announcements for the upcoming system until next year. According to the Wall Street Journal, a Nintendo representative stated that no game titles or hardware specification details, including region-lock status, will be released until next year.
The Nintendo Switch will release in March 2017. Expect more news for the upcoming system before its release next year.