Nintendo Confirms Switch Successor Unveils Within Next 10 Months

Nintendo Confirms Switch Successor Unveils Within Next 10 Months

Nintendo plans to announce its successor to its Nintendo Swap gaming console inside the subsequent 10 months earlier than the top of March 2025, the corporate’s president stated Tuesday.

“We’ll make an announcement concerning the successor to Nintendo Swap inside this fiscal 12 months. It is going to have been over 9 years since we introduced the existence of Nintendo Swap again in March 2015,” Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa stated on X, also referred to as Twitter. In Japan, the present fiscal 12 months ends March 31, 2025.

Furukawa added that the following Nintendo Direct announcement occasion will probably be subsequent month, however the Swap successor will not be talked about throughout that digital occasion. Lately, Nintendo has held its normal Direct occasions 3 times a 12 months in February, June, and September, nevertheless, so it is potential the Swap {hardware} sequel could possibly be introduced at its Direct occasion this fall. Nintendo does typically maintain further Direct occasions for particular standalone merchandise, nevertheless, like its August 2023 presentation for the sport Tremendous Mario Bros. Marvel.

Regardless of information of a recent console on the horizon, Nintendo nonetheless predicts it is going to promote 13.5 million Swap consoles this fiscal 12 months, a 14% decline from the 15.7 million Swap consoles it offered within the prior fiscal 12 months. The corporate has offered over 141 million Swap consoles so far, in response to Nintendo’s information, making it the agency’s best-selling console of all time.

Whereas the Swap sequel could possibly be unveiled someday this 12 months or throughout a potential February 2025 Direct occasion, that does not imply it is going to essentially change into accessible for buy proper after it is introduced. The unique Swap was first introduced in March 2015, however did not launch till two years later in March 2017.

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