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Nintendo’s 79th AGM Of Shareholders Q&A Session Discusses Switch Success, Third Party Support, And More

Nintendo’s 79th AGM Of Shareholders Q&A Session Discusses Switch Success, Third Party Support, And More

Earlier today, Nintendo held its 79th Annual General Meeting Of Shareholders, where they answered questions pertaining to the Switch, and other topics related to their games.

While there weren’t a lot of big reveals here, we do get a better picture of how well the Switch has been performing so far, as well as Nintendo’s stance on Third party games and esports.

Check out a summary of the key points below:

Switch’s Performance

  • The Switch is doing well, especially with Smash Bros. Ultimate at 13.81m, Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee at 10.63m, Super Mario Party at 6.4m, and Mario Kart 8 DX at 7.47m.
  • In order to keep the Switch business healthy, Nintendo will continue to offer appealing software and services
  • The response to Switch’s future lineup was good at E3 2019

Third Parties

  • Including 3rd-parties, the Switch has 23 million-selling titles
  • Regarding 3rd-party AAA title investment, Nintendo is creating a development environment that makes it easy for third parties to invest

Esports & Merch

  • Nintendo thinks that eSports are important, and want to have an appealing tournament business
  • Nintendo Tokyo’s store will sell software, hardware, and goods, in addition to making the most of the space for events
  • A Pokemon Center will be in the same location, so the two buildings might collab with one another

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