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Switch Has Officially Blown By Wii U, Mario Odyssey Over 9 Million – BIG SALES UPDATE

To say the Nintendo Switch did well in 2017 may be the understatement of the year so far. Early this morning Nintendo held their quarterly financial briefing with investors and like every prior meeting, we got a huge sales update for Switch and it’s associated games. In the video above I painstakingly go through all the data, but for those who don’t have time for the video, I’ll include a gallery of images showing sales updates for Switch and Switch titles below.

Some fun facts:

  • Mario Odyssey sold over 9 million units last year, which makes it a better selling title than any Wii U game.
  • Breath of the Wild is now the 2nd best selling Zelda game in history, moving 7.78 million units if you combine Wii U and Switch sales. It trails only Twilight Princess.
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is only 1 mil...
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Nintendo Wants You to Play Your Switch Anywhere with Anyone

Nintendo has released a new video showing off their favorite games and how you can play them with your friends and family. In this video, they show Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, ARMS, FIFA 18, Splatoon 2, Super Mario Odyssey and Pokken Tournament DX. Nintendo has released a slew number of titles this year. Look at how happy Bowser is to be featured in this video. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is another game that Nintendo wants you to play on the go or on the television. How many of these games have you played with your friends or on the go?

 

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Will Mario Odyssey Outsell Breath of the Wild & Mario Kart 8 Deluxe? | NPP Ep. 37 (Part 3)

 

Super Mario Odyssey, Breath of the Wild, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe are all selling really well. Which one will be at the top when it’s all said and done? Our special guest this week is none other than FiveJay from FiveJay Gaming.

You can listen to the full podcast below:

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Nintendo Switch Update 4.0.0 Allows for Video Capture, Transfer Data, More to Come!

Nintendo has released update 4.0.0 for the Nintendo Switch. This update allows for video capture for 30 seconds on select games. Currently the only games that work with feature are The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Splatoon 2, ARMS, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. You can share these videos on Facebook and Twitter.

Another new feature is the ability to transfer data to another console. You can also pick from 12 new Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild icons for your account. There is also an option to pre-purchase games and be able to pre-load so that they will be available for launch. Nintendo has plans to make this available for most games in the future.

There is also an update for the news channel. It will feature a new look...

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Random: Lil Yachty and Logic Playing Mario Kart 8 While on Stage

In the middle of a performance, Lil Yachty and Logic decide that they want to play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the Nintendo Switch. They are also using the Nintendo Switch Pro Controllers for this match. I have so much admiration for these guys to actually play a game while they are performing. If you’re ever at a concert, then its okay for the band or singer to take out a Nintendo Switch and play some games. Just look at how excited the audience is to watch them play.

 

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Nintendo Updates the LTD Sales of Switch, Breath of the Wild, ARMS, & More

How well is Nintendo Switch performing as of June 30th, 2017? Nintendo has finally updated their figures as the first quarter of the current fiscal year comes to a close and boy, do we have a lot to talk about. For starters, here’s my little video on the results:

Of course, not everyone wants a video report, so here’s the full breakdown plus the official press release, courtesy the fine folks over at Nintendo Everything:

  • Net sales: ¥154,069 million ($1.38 billion), 148.6% increase YoY
  • Operating income: ¥16,208 million ($145 million)
  • Profit: ¥21,260 million ($190 million)
  • Total Switch hardware: 4.70 million
  • Total Switch software: 13.60 million
  • Total 3DS hardware: 67.08 million
  • Total 3DS software: 335.10 million
  • Total Wii U hardware: 13.56 million units
  • Total Wii U software: 99...
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Switch is Being Restocked This Friday at GameStop, Best Buy, & Target

With Splatoon 2 releasing this Friday, Nintendo is making sure major retail outlets have some stock of Nintendo Switch for the launch. Of course, we don’t know how many units each will have, but they are all included in this weeks ads, suggesting it could be a fair amount of them. GameStop is restocking them as solo units inside stores from today through Friday (likely a set amount of them per sale per day per store), but they do also have them available online… through bundles. We all love bundles, right? These bundles offer no monetary advantage, but if you planned to pick up all of this stuff anyways it might be worth a purchase. Here are the bundles:

Nintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Con Kid Bundle

  • Nintendo Switch with gray Joy-Con
  • Splatoon 2
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Snipperclips
  • SanDi...
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Nintendo Heading to Comic-Con – Here’s Their Full Lineup

Nintendo has announced that it will be attending San Diego Comic Con from July 20-23. Nintendo will have a booth at Comic Con where Super Mario Odyssey will be playable.

They will also be at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina where they will transform the ballroom into a Nintendo paradise. If you are going to be near the San Diego make you check out this event. You dont need to have a Comic Con badge to enter the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina. Nintendo will also be showing the SNES Classic and the New Nintendo 2DS XL, hosting various tournaments to demonstrate their multiplayer games.

This event will be mostly centered around Splatoon 2. There is going to be Splatoon 2-themed photo booth at the Marriott Marquis & Marina to take photos with replicas of Splatoon 2 weapons...

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Update 1.2 Features a Slew of Improvements

Nintendo has updated Mario Kart 8 Deluxe to version 1.2 and has added some features and fix some minor bugs to the game.

Version 1.2

  • Players can use Pikmin-themed amiibo to unlock a Pikmin Suit for the Mii driver.
  • Race rules and course name are now displayed on loading screens for online and wireless play, as well as Mario Kart TV.
  • Players who are behind in online matches will receive items geared toward catching up more frequently.
  • In online matches, no more than two Piranha Plants will be granted as items at the same time.
  • Controls are no longer unresponsive when the timer runs out when choosing a Mii racing suit for online matches.
  • When a player uses an item right after the Super Horn in online matches, that item will now remain available for other players.
  • Item wheel no longer spin...
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Nintendo Gives Details on their Summer of Play

Nintendo is going on a road country trip so that you can experience the Switch and the 3DS or the New 2DS XL and its hottest games.

This is from a press release from Nintendo.

With universally loved franchises like Super Mario, Mario Kart and The Legend of Zelda, Nintendo has been a staple in many families’ lives for decades. Now with games like Splatoon 2 and ARMS, fun new memories can be created this summer. As part of its 2017 Summer of Play tour, Nintendo is taking its Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS family of systems across the country so families everywhere can experience the latest installments in these beloved franchises firsthand...

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