Edition: United Kingdom  
One News Page
“Probably the fastest-access news portal in the world”
> >

How Is The Nintendo Switch Doing Two Weeks In?

One News Page Staff Sunday, 19 March 2017
How Is The Nintendo Switch Doing Two Weeks In?by

The Nintendo Switch is thought to be the Japanese firm’s fastest-selling home console, according to spokespeople, and it certainly seems that the unique handheld/console hybrid is set to paper over the cracks that emerged in Nintendo’s reputation thanks to the haphazard history of its previous conquest, the Wii U. The Switch is already thought to have sold well over a million units worldwide, and while it may be a fair way behind the Wii U’s overall lifetime tally, experts are already predicting that the hardware is set to outsell its predecessor overall. This is despite reports that second week sales of the console are lower than that of the Wii U’s second week – though this was following a barnstorming first week at the height of release, and barely a month into its shelf life, it is already winning over hundreds of thousands of people.


It has been widely well-received – while launch titles may be relatively sparse at present, the latest Legend of Zelda title has gone down well with players, and with Splatoon 2 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the horizon very soon, it won’t be long before players get more titles to try their hand at. Certainly, it seems that Nintendo are drip-feeding their content bit by bit this time around – a sensible policy which will hopefully put them in good stead. They are, however, currently investigating a problem that appears to be plaguing users worldwide – relating to the use of the joystick on the left joy-con controller.


The joystick is thought to be losing connection for thousands of players, with some players even giving in and buying a Pro Controller instead – at around $60 extra, this is a brave purchase – yet the problem is so widespread that Nintendo are said to be looking deeply into the issue, according to Nintendo US CEO Reggie Fils-Aime, who states that the firm are currently collating user reports via helpline to build a bigger picture as to what exactly is going on with the hardware.


If you are still considering purchasing a Switch, never fear – the firm are keen to roll out a solution as soon as possible, and thousands of gamers worldwide are still able to enjoy Zelda, Bomberman, Shovel Knight and other titles without hassle – and players hope that a quick fix is forthcoming ahead of bigger releases lined up on the calendar.

5
shares
Share on
Facebook
Share on
Twitter
Post on 
Reddit
Share by
Email
 

Recent related news

Capcom announces Monster Hunter XX for the Nintendo Switch

Capcom announces Monster Hunter XX for the Nintendo Switch
Monster Hunter lovers look lively as Capcom's announced their next title in the franchise, Monster Hunter XX (double-cross), coming to the Nintendo Switch. ...
WorldNews - Front Page

Best Buy surges after Nintendo switch helps bring surprise growth

The Switch, which debuted March 3, has emerged as a bright spot in a lackluster retail industry
Seattle Times - Business


You Might Like


Other recent news in Entertainment

7 times KATIE HOPKINS hit the headlinesROBERT PATTINSON reveals how he ditched British accent
WONDER WOMAN women-only screenings in Texas spark rowLIAM GALLAGHER To Play Manchester Benefit Show
Cannes 2017: DIANE KRUGER at In The Fade photocallBella Thorne breaks silence after SCOTT DISICK dumps her for ex
KYLIE JENNER rocks $3.7K patterned leather Gucci bagBRYSON TILLER Surprises Fans With 'True To Self' Release
Pamela Anderson, who? Ashley James turns beach boobzilla in BAYWATCH-worthy vidGood Time: Robert Pattinson receives 'best reception at Cannes so far' with six-minute STANDING ovation

Twitter

•More original news reports from One News Page
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2017 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+