The Kyoto-based company reported operating income of ¥119.75 billion ($1.1 billion) for the June quarter.
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In an industry where consoles typically get mid-life price cuts, the Switch is moving into a higher tier — largely on the strength of a larger and better display and some added storage.
The establishment named 84 is the brainchild of Toru Hashimoto, who initially conceived it as a sanctuary for game developers to nerd out and relax in.
The first challenge for Nintendo ahead of the new console’s debut will be to ensure it has adequate inventory amid a global semiconductor shortage.
The Tokyo-based LCD specialist expects its favored display technology to become the standard for VR because it can achieve higher resolution than OLED.
An advisory firm has recommended voting against five board members, including the dropped pair, after a probe found the firm colluded with the government to fix a key shareholder vote.
The conglomerate said it had sold 7.8 million units of the console through March 31, and it is aiming to sell at least 14.8 million units in the current fiscal year.
Nintendo’s better-than-expected results, released Thursday, suggest the COVID-19-era growth in gaming that turned Animal Crossing into the world’s online town hall has legs.
Sony’s shares have surged since a trough in March 2020, propelled by the increase in gaming and mobile activity.
The Japanese chipmaker restarted partial production at the plant over the weekend, two days ahead of its original schedule.