Kimishima on Switch stock, sales, and tease; Capcom and Koei Tecmo on support
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The Wall Street Journal and Reuters have both passed along comments and notes from Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima. Following the release of the company’s financial results, Kimishima held a short press conference in which he spoke about Switch stock plus sales, and also teased what’s to come for console. Aside from what Kimishima had to say, Capcom and Koei Tecmo commented on their Switch support.
Here’s a roundup of everything:
Switch sales surpass 300,000 units in the UK, Mario Odyssey’s first week stronger than any Wii U title’s debut
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Super Mario Odyssey helped boost Switch sales in the UK. Sales for the system were up 64% week-on-week, catapulting its overall total beyond 300,000 units in the country. With sales from Nintendo’s official store in the UK not included, sales should be even higher.
As for Super Mario Odyssey, it had the biggest launch on Switch this year. Its first week boxed sales are also stronger than any Wii U title’s debut.
Kimishima: More ways to have fun with Switch to be announced in 2018
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Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima shared a cryptic Switch-related tease as part of the company’s financial results today. According to Kimishima, there will be more ways to have fun with Switch, with details to be announced next year.
Nintendo often holds Nintendo Directs towards the start of a new year to outline what’s to come. A presentation in January may not be out of the question. We’ll just have to wait and see…
Nintendo million sellers – October 2017
As part of its latest financial results, Nintendo has updated its listings of million sellers across various platforms, including Switch games. Have a look at the latest numbers below.
Nintendo release schedule – October 2017
Included in Nintendo’s latest financial results documents is the upcoming release schedule for Switch and 3DS. It offers a look at what’s to come for both platforms from a first and third-party perspective. Find the latest schedule below.
Nintendo Q2 financial results (FY3/2018) – Switch at 7.63 million shipped total
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Nintendo’s financial results for the second quarter are now in. The latest data covers sales for Switch and 3DS, overall results for the company, and more. We’ve rounded up the relevant information below.
KORG Gadget coming to Switch in Spring 2018
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We don’t have a whole lot of information at present, but KORG Gadget is coming to Switch. It’s being advertised at the M3 event in Japan this weekend. Material at the show reveals the Switch title, along with a Spring 2018 launch window.
KORG has appeared on both 3DS and DS over the years. Basically, it’s music creation software.
KORG Gadget has previously appeared on Mac and iOS. It comes with 30 small synthesizers and “gadget” drum machines. You’re able to “freely combine these to produce anything from powerful electronic music to rock music.” The Switch version will seemingly allow four people to collaborate on music creation.
[Let’s Talk] Early Super Mario Odyssey impressions
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Super Mario Odyssey has only been around for a day or so, but we imagine that many of you have picked the game up already. We’re also sure that many of you have played it extensively as well.
Assuming you’ve been able to pick up a copy, how are you liking Super Mario Odyssey so far? What are your impressions? Let us know in the comments below.
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Koei Tecmo wants to make Switch games that can be played by numerous people, take advantage of features
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Koei Tecmo has been one of the biggest supports of Switch in Japan thus far. The company has released a number of games, with more on the way. Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon recently debuted, with other projects like Attack on Titan 2 and Atelier Lydie & Suelle in the pipeline.
Koei Tecmo’s Keiko Erikawa commented on the status of Switch . The Wall Street Journal’s Takashi Mochizuki passed along some of the CEO’s remarks.
Nintendo of Canada rep says Metroid Prime: Federation Force “got a bad rap”, game “was a great package”
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Metroid Prime: Federation Force is arguably the black sheep of the franchise. From the initial reveal to release, things did not go well for the game. Unfortunately, it was just not received warmly in the slightest.
Nintendo of Canada communications manager Andrew Collins commented on the game’s reception as part of an interview with EP Network. In his view, Federation Force “was a great package” and fans were particularly critical since Samus wasn’t the focus.
Collins’ full words: