As the company's most well-known character, Mario is a legendary game icon for many millennials, who would likely expect to relive their childhood memories with a nostalgic new movie. And the third installment is now in development while the first two games will be re-released for the Switch on February 16th. I am a huge Nintendo fan and I hope I am impressed as more details come out about the new service, but at the moment I am staying on the tired side with Nintendo Switch Online.
Nintendo Labo is a new line of interactive build-and-play experiences that combine DIY creations with the Switch games console.
Secondly, the developer/publisher has outlined its plans to finally release its online service for the Nintendo Switch.
When Nintendo announced the Switch in 2016, the firm claimed to have "reinvented gaming" with a console that also doubled as a tablet.
Nintendo didn't specifically mention any titles, but Super Mario Odyssey fans will be hoping for a substantial expansion for the game. 3 or Balloon Battle will be available to all customers, or just those who pay the £3.99 monthly fee instead of the £20 a year. If Kimishima is to believed, the company has every intention of supporting the Switch past the traditional Nintendo home console lifecycle of 5-6 years.
The 3DS is already about to enter its seventh year, but support for it has been slowing down for some time as Nintendo concentrates on the Switch.
Sales of the Switch have hit 14.86m for the period since launch last March to the end of December.
Kyoto-based Nintendo, which makes Super Mario and Pokemon games, said its sales in the first nine months of 2017 more than doubled from a year earlier to 857 billion yen ($7.9 billion).