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After Nintendo Switch, does the 3DS have a future? - Ars Technica

Once a new Nintendo portable comes along, people seem understandably less eager to buy the old one. 3DS software sales saw a slight, unexpected uptick in the last fiscal year. Could it presage a longer lifespan for the system? The 3DS never saw all ...and more »

Nintendo says Switch will help double profits - BBC News

Nintendo says the success of its new Switch console will help it to double annual profits. It has become the fastest-selling games console in the Japanese firm's history, with 2.7 million units bought in March - the first month it was available. But ...and more »

Nintendo's bet on Switch hybrid console hits all the right buttons - Financial Times

Even before the first details of Nintendo's Switch games console were unveiled to the world in early January, the industry knew it would be a cross between a home console and a handheld gaming machine and could sense an all-in bet coming. On Friday ...and more »

Nintendo's comeback is starting to take hold as it forecasts a 121% profit surge this year - CNBC

Nintendo is aiming for operating profit of 65 billion yen this fiscal year, which if realized, would represent a 121 percent rise from the 29.4 billion yen operating profit it reported for the year ended March 31, 2017. Nintendo said it is aiming for ...and more »

Nintendo plans to ship 10 million Switch consoles in the next year - Ars Technica

For months now, Nintendo has said it planned to ship 2 million Switch systems to players worldwide in the system's first month of availability. In an earnings report released Thursday, the company announced it had beaten that estimate by nearly 40 ...and more »

Nintendo upbeat on outlook on strong Switch sales - MarketWatch

OSAKA, Japan-- Nintendo Co. posted a cheerful business outlook for the fiscal year on Thursday, forecasting that strong Switch sales would lift profits to seven-year highs. For the 12-month period beginning this month, Nintendo expects to see operating ...and more »

New 2DS XL shows Nintendo hasn't switched off support for 3DS family - New Atlas

While most of the Nintendo buzz lately has been focused on the portable/home console hybrid, the Switch, a surprise announcement today shows the company hasn't completely dropped its other portable gaming line. The New Nintendo 2DS XL sports a larger ...and more »

Nintendo 2DS XL: A handheld for gamers who can't afford a Switch - Ars Technica

Like the look of the Nintendo Switch, but aren't quite old enough to party on a rooftop with impossibly attractive twenty-somethings? Today is your lucky day. Nintendo has unveiled the 2DS XL, a halfway house between the kid- and budget-friendly 2DS ...and more »

Nintendo 2DS XL vs 2DS vs 3DS vs 3DS XL: What's the difference? - Pocket-lint.com

Seemingly coming from nowhere, the Nintendo 2DS XL took everyone by surprise when it was announced. It was widely thought that Nintendo's attention would be solely on the Switch for the time being, with the existing handhelds more than capable of ...and more »

Nintendo Expects To Sell 10 Million Switch Consoles In A Year - Forbes

31-year-old Nao Imoto poses with her newly purchased Nintendo Switch game console at a shop in Tokyo on March 3, 2017. Nintendo's new game console, Switch is put on the Japanese market from March 3, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit ...and more »