Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft say China tariffs will cause price hike for consoles

Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft say China tariffs will cause price hike for consoles "Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo have written a joint letter to oppose proposed tariffs from the Trump administration. Tariffs on video game consoles are currently set to increase by 25%. 96% of video game consoles imported to the US were from China." Source: … Continue reading Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft say China tariffs will cause price hike for consoles

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Tencent approved to begin selling Nintendo Switch in China

China-based media company Tencent recently gained the Chinese government’s approval to sell the Nintendo Switch in the country. “Nintendo must work with a partner to enter the China market so it is no surprise that it has partnered with Tencent, the largest games company in the world, to distribute the Switch in Mainland China,” said … Continue reading Tencent approved to begin selling Nintendo Switch in China

Nintendo reveals employee statistics including average age and annual salary

Nintendo Co., Ltd. (NCL) has updated its recruitment page on the official Japanese site. The update was accompanied by some specific statistics that reveal interesting tidbits regarding Nintendo employees in Japan. You can check out some highlights in the list below: Number of Employees - 2,271 Average age - 38.6 Average length of employment - … Continue reading Nintendo reveals employee statistics including average age and annual salary

Nintendo 3DS sales forecast slashed from 4 million to 2.6 million, nearing the end of its lifecycle

Nintendo has slashed the sales forecast for Nintendo 3DS from 4 million to 2.6 million from April 2018 to March 2019. This suggests that the handheld console is finally nearing the end of its lifecycle. The following comes from video games analyst Daniel Ahmad: Big story during the holiday quarter for Nintendo was the Switch … Continue reading Nintendo 3DS sales forecast slashed from 4 million to 2.6 million, nearing the end of its lifecycle