Nintendo president says Switch console supply in 2022 may be tight

Amid supply chain issues that have loomed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa said it likely won’t get any better in 2022 for the Switch console.

The shortage is due to the inability of global supply chains to produce the semiconductors used to make devices, a direct consequence of the pandemic. Furukawa even speak the company had to ship the Switch console to the US to meet demand for Black Friday.

The Switch saw an uptick in sales after the Nintendo Switch OLED model was released. But due to issues preventing the Switch console from being implemented, sales are likely to stagnate in the new year.

This isn’t just a Switch issue. Xbox Series X console sales | S and PlayStation 5 have been limited by supply So are the chain problems. Ever since the consoles were released, fans who wanted to buy them have been hard pressed to find one. Some bought control panels to use them later, leading to inflated prices on third-party seller sites.

This isn’t just a video game problem, either. Cars, phones, refrigerators and other devices currently advertised as “smart” are struggling amid a shortage of semiconductors.

Analysts say the problem is likely to continue into 2022, but supply shortages can be difficult to predict, and it’s unclear which devices will begin to recover once supplies begin to emerge. show back. The Nintendo Switch console, among other video game consoles, is likely to be difficult to buy as early as 2022.

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Hung

Hung is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Hung joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: hung@interreviewed.com.

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