Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
May 21, 2019
arrowPress Releases








If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Nintendo president expects Switch sales to match the Wii

Nintendo president expects Switch sales to match the Wii

February 2, 2017 | By Chris Kerr




Newsbrief: Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima has said he expects the Switch to sell as well as the Wii, which sold just over 101 million units during its lifetime. 

The bold prediction comes from a recent interview with Nikkei, as translated by industry analyst, Dr. Serkan Toto

Kimishima believes the Switch will rack up similar sales to the Wii because it "offers a unique way of playing games," a clear reference to the Switch's Joy-Con motion controllers and portable capabilities. 

During the same interview, the Nintendo chief also reiterated that the 3DS and Switch businesses will run in parallel, highlighting the handheld's role as an entry-level product for younger audiences.

 



Related Jobs

Infinity Ward / Activision
Infinity Ward / Activision — Woodland Hills, California, United States
[05.21.19]

UI Engineer (Temporary)
FoxNext Games
FoxNext Games — San Jose , California, United States
[05.20.19]

Senior Character Artist
Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Square Enix Co., Ltd. — Tokyo, Japan
[05.20.19]

Experienced Game Developer
Deep Silver Volition
Deep Silver Volition — Champaign, Illinois, United States
[05.20.19]

Technical Artist - Cinematics









Loading Comments

loader image