Nintendo Switch Shortages To Continue For The Rest Of The Year

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Nintendo Switch has had a phenomenal response in its launch year, and the console is usually sold out within weeks of being restocked. The demand for the Switch is still immense and is probably going to elevate if games keep coming out by the most popular franchises of Nintendo.




A lot of research suggests that the shortage of Nintendo Switch might just continue on and that it’ll be difficult to buy all year long and this has been writer by former editor-in-chief at Weekly Famitsu, Hirokazu Hamamura. In reply to a current article in Forbes Japan, the US sales figures for the console have been going on although the previous editor of Famitsu said that he believed the console is still increasing in popularity in the USA and the shortage will go on for the whole year.




In the beginning of this month, a revelation was made by Nintendo that they were sending the units of Switch by air in order to try and get more consoles on store shelves more quickly. For the months of March and April, as per NPD, the Nintendo Switch was [obviously] the top-selling console. The top-selling games for both the months were also mentioned and that included The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild which has sold more units of the game in comparison to the units of the console. As Mario Kart 8 Deluxe was basically the top selling game in the previous month and was only available for the last few days of the time period.

It is, on the other hand, difficult to tell if Splatoon 2 and ARMS will draw the same attention that was brought in by Breath of the Wild and Mario Kart 8, however, there is a a new Mario game in the works which is likely to kick demand into high gear, yet again.