Suppose you are considering the purchase of a Nintendo Switch. In that case, you will not have to worry about any price increases: Nintendo has made it known that it has no intention of revising the list price of its console upwards, unlike what Sony decided yesterday regarding both versions of PlayStation 5.
In light of the global economic situation, Sony has decided to raise the price of both versions of the PlayStation 5 by € 50. intervened to clarify that the prices of Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X would remain the same. Therefore, Nintendo has joined his statements. The prices of Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite, and Nintendo Switch OLED will not be increased, despite the economic period being not the best.
In a statement issued through Eurogamer, Nintendo reported the words of President Shuntaro Furukawa: “We cannot comment on pricing strategies, but at the moment, we have no intention of changing the price of our hardware due to inflation or rising prices procurement costs in the various countries. We will determine our pricing strategies with cautious and continuous reflections “, reads a quotation mark dating back to a meeting with investors last June. “Retailers always decide the final price to customers, but, as President Furukawa said, Nintendo has no plans to increase the price of its hardware.”