Nintendo Switch Hardware Sales Reach 2.74 Million Worldwide, 5.46 Million For Software

The new handheld will be available July 28, and will carry a retail price of $149.99.

Reggie Fils-Aime, the president of the American side of Nintendo, says that the addition to the portable hardware line shows that the company is committed to the hand-held games.

The New Nintendo 2DS XL will cost AU $200 in Australia. The 2DS XL will expand on the original 2DS while look and operate more like the Nintendo 3DS XL (but without the actual 3D capabilities).

For one, the 2DS XL will only allow you to play 2D videos. They've also announced this fascinating, Japan-only edition that comes bundled with Dragon Quest XI.

At 260 grams, the New Nintendo 2DS XL is also lighter than the New Nintendo 3DS XL, which weighs 329 grams. It has the same increased processing speed, a built-in NFC reader for Amiibo support and the nipple C-stick.

Let us know what you think of the 2DS XL in the comments.




The main difference between this new console and the New 3DS XL that launched in 2015?

Like the original Nintendo 2DS, the New Nintendo 2DS XL will be able to play all current 3DS games. As the name of the new system implies, visuals will be displayed in 2D only.

Nintendo announced the figure in its year-end earnings release, which it calls a "promising start" for the console. Pikmin and Miitopia, which launch alongside the New Nintendo 2DS XL in July.

Nintendo sold 2.74 million Switch units in March 2017 alone, but only 2.72 million Wii U consoles in the 12 months from April 2013 to the end of March 2014.

Nintendo, which has been enjoying better-than-expected success with its Switch console, will launch the 2DS XL while the other Nintendo handhelds remain on store shelves.

(Copyright © 2015. All Rights Reserved.)
 
Recommended

Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia leaves with apparent knee injury
Mychal Givens pitched two flawless innings, Donnie Hart got two outs in the ninth and Darren O'Day finished for his first save. Umpires initially ruled that the Barnes pitch hit Machado and sent him to first base, even though the ball hit Machado's bat.

Google Home now helps you cook by reading recipes out loud
Google Home has finally arrived in the United Kingdom , bringing a number of exciting new features to the connected home. Developers can get to know the Google Assistant SDK from the Google Developers website and get started.

A New Look at the iPhone 8 Design
It'll sport a 5.8-inch OLED display that runs pretty much edge to egde on a phone that's the same size as the iPhone 7. The move would also fit with suggestions that the iPhone 8 will feature glass casing, to support wireless charging.

Sprint relay teams successful at Penn Relays
Hoya History The 2017 Penn Relays marks the 30th anniversary of the 1987 Georgetown Championship Men's DMR squad. In this long race, the runners must keep a quick pace while jumping over barriers and mud puddles.

Watch all the goals as Blues extend Premier League lead
Terry, who has won 14 major trophies at Chelsea , could finish the season lifting more silverware. We must be ready and to prepare for the next game as we look at ourselves and not the others".

Apple rumored to be working on competitor to Venmo
This alleged pre-paid card may run on Visa's debit network and be connected with the aforementioned peer-to-peer service. Apple Pay started as P2B and now wants to expand to P2P, while Venmo started as P2P and wants to expand to P2B.

Samsung foresees bigger profit in 2017 as memory chips soar
Total operating profit for the year came in at a staggering KRW9.9 trillion (US$8.8 billion), as predicted earlier this month. Conversely, whether or not the release of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will happen during the IFA 2017 still remains to be seen.

Trump suggests he'll take 'sanctuary cities' case to Supreme Court
District Judge Theodore Chuang in Maryland said comments by Trump supported the allegation that the ban was aimed at Muslims. Judge Orrick said that the language of the executive order made clear it sought to withhold funds beyond law enforcement.

Illinois House Passes Abortion Expansion
Illinois' Medicaid program covers abortions in cases of rape, incest and when a mother's life or health is threatened. The Illinois General Assembly is back in Springfield and is heading into the final six weeks of its spring session.

Police name man arrested in Whitehall as Mohammed Khalid Omar Ali
In total six persons have now been arrested in connection with that investigation - five at or near the address and one in Kent. Police stand next to a cordon in a residential street in northwest London on Friday after officers shot a woman during a raid.

Sundar Pichai's Compensation Doubles From Last Year To US $200 Million
It's super important to us that the ecosystem works well, it matters for advertisers and content makers, we take it seriously. The company is locked in a battle with social media company Facebook Inc FB.O in the fast-growing mobile advertising market.

Middle school student arrested for bringing gun to school
The North Mason School District reported about 12:40 p.m. that no shots were fired and police found no signs of a shooter. The sheriff's office said multiple agencies were on the scene investigating, and that the school was being evacuated.

Wladimir Klitschko vs. Anthony Joshua Odds & Prediction
I see a home win. "If he wants to grab, I can whip in a body shot and that would definitely slow him down", Joshua said. The Ukrainian (64-4, 54 KOs) is fighting for the first time since losing to Tyson Fury in November 2015.

Prominent firm to defend 'Bachelor' star in Iowa crash case
He reportedly called 911 after the crash and checked the victim's pulse before leaving the scene, according to authorities. Meanwhile, Soules' spokesman, Stan Rosenfield, issued a statement saying Soules "was devastated" to learn Mosher died.

National monuments a 'massive federal land grab'
An attempt to change the boundaries ignores the review process of cultural and historical characteristics and the public input. Utah Representative Rob Bishop spoke staunchly against the designation of Bear Ears National Monument in February.


More News

News
More News