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:
- 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
- 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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