Talking Point: Nintendo’s Business Remains Strong, But Is The Bloom Off Switch Lite?

The Switch that doesn’t ‘switch’ likely needs a price drop.

Nintendo published its Q1 financial results today and they were, largely, what was expected. The extraordinary boom in business from the equivalent period in 2020, as Animal Crossing: New Horizons took off and gamers around the world were forced to seek home entertainment above all else, was not repeated. Nintendo — alongside various similar businesses — has forecasted lower sales and profits as 2021 simply isn’t recreating those same conditions, at least not to the same degree.

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