At Nintendo’s latest financial results briefing, President Shuntaro Furukawa took the time to discuss both the first and third-party software offerings for the Switch and how the system’s library of games should continue to appeal to as many different people as possible.
Starting with the first-party selection, Furukawa shared a graphic made up predominantly of upcoming releases. He also mentioned how there were more titles that had not yet been discussed:
“As you can see, we will constantly release new titles during the fiscal year ahead. And there are still more titles that we haven’t yet discussed. We intend to continue to expand the lineup of software that can be enjoyed by consumers around the world and that will keep people playing Nintendo Switch.”
In addition to this, Furukawa touched on third-party offerings – promising there would be “an even richer variety” of new games to experience from “other software publishers” in the third year of the Switch’s life:
“We are also bringing an even richer variety of new titles from other software publishers as we enter the third year of Nintendo Switch. What you see here is just a sample. These will range from evergreen titles for video game fans to titles that can be enjoyed by anyone, regardless of age or gender, characteristic titles created by indie developers, a variety of genre-specific games, and more. By bringing them together, the Nintendo Switch library will continue to meet consumers’ diverse tastes.”
The president of Nintendo briefly addressed publisher engagement as well – explaining how the development environment was made available from the beginning:
“Many publishers are developing titles for Nintendo Switch because it has met our expectations of widespread adoption, and because we made our development environment available from the very beginning. The number of Nintendo Switch development kits shipped to publishers continues to greatly exceed the number of kits for any of our previous platforms, and many developers are creating titles for Nintendo Switch.”
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