Nintendo confirms it will continue supporting Nintendo 3DS “as long as consumer demand is there”

Nintendo has reconfirmed that it isn’t ending support for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems despite the launch of Nintendo Switch Lite. The following statement comes from Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser:

“We continue to look at the 3DS family, both hardware and games, as a strong entry point for some consumers. And we’re seeing that. As long as consumer demand is there, we’ll continue to provide both hardware and software on the front.” When asked when it will be appropriate to say the 3DS is dead as a platform, Bowser says “We’re certainly not going to say it today. I think time will tell. We will continue to support 3DS this holiday and into 2020.”

Source: The Verge

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