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Nintendo, following Microsoft, confirmed that it will not raise prices for its consoles – the usual cost of Switch will remain


At the request of the Western press, the company Nintendo reaffirmed that it has no intention of raising prices for the Nintendo Switch family of consoles despite rising inflation and shipping costs around the world.

As representatives of the British office of the platform holder explained, answering questions from publications VGC and Eurogamer, recent comment the president Shuntaro Furukawa has not lost relevance all Nintendo Switch models will retain their current value.

“Mr. Furukawa at a recent meeting with investors already answered this question. His words were as follows.

“[…] At this time, we have no plans to change the price of the consoles we sell, either due to the pressure of inflation or in the face of rising costs of transporting products around the world. Further pricing decisions will be made with due diligence and after careful analysis.”

Although the final price of the goods is determined directly by the retailers, Mr. Furukawa explained that Nintendo is not going to increase the retail prices of its gaming devices for stores.”

Previously, Furukawa also confirmed that Switch prices won’t go up in Japan, despite the strong weakening of the yen. According to the president, Nintendo plans to maintain the current positive sales dynamics of the Nintendo Switch in its sixth year of life, with which new high-profile releases should help in the coming months, such as Splatoon 3 and Pokemon Scarlet & Violet.


Recall that yesterday Sony announces price hikes for PlayStation 5 in Japan, Asia and Europe. Following this Microsoft vows to keep Xbox Series X|S current value globallyand today Nintendo also commented on the situation at the request of the media.

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