Ring Fit Unveiled for Nintendo Switch

Last week, Nintendo announced that a new experience was coming to Switch. The company uploaded a short teaser with no gameplay, instead, it showcased people interacting with this ring-like controller where Joy-Cons are inserted into it. Today, Nintendo finally unveiled more information about the product.

Nintendo uploaded a video on YouTube about the brand new game. It is over seven minutes long. Above, you can see my initial reactions and thoughts on the products. Ring Fit Adventure will release on October 8 for $59.99 US / $99.99 CA. You can find more information on Nintendo’s website.

What do you think of Nintendo’s new experience? Let us all know in the comments!

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Nintendo Switch Has Shipped 36.87 Million SKU’s

The numbers are in! As of June 30, Nintendo has shipped 36.87 million Switch SKU’s worldwide. Its software also continues to do well. 210.13 million units have shipped.

On the other hand, Nintendo 3DS is an older handheld from the company. The device reached a total lifetime number of 75.28 million. Its software is at 379.60 million. Not many people are buying a 3DS anymore as it is older and getting fewer and fewer games.

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Nintendo Switch Has Shipped 36.87 Million SKUs Worldwide

The numbers are in! As of June 30, Nintendo has shipped 36.87 million Switch SKU’s worldwide. Its software also continues to do well. 210.13 million units have shipped.

On the other hand, Nintendo 3DS is an older handheld from the company. The device reached a total lifetime number of 75.28 million. Its software is at 379.60 million. Not many people are buying a 3DS anymore as it is older and getting fewer and fewer games.

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Nintendo Switch Lite Will Launch 20 September

Nintendo announced that a new version of the Switch will be releasing later this year. There was a six minute YouTube video about the Nintendo Switch Lite. Nintendo Switch Lite will be a little different than the base Switch. For example, the Joy-Cons cannot be taken out from the system. There also will not be HD Rumble or a camera on the right side where it would be on the Joy-Con. However, there will be a D-pad.

Since the Switch Lite is designed to be more of a portable console, it will only be able to play in handheld mode. Docking will not be an option but that will not be a problem for everyone, though.

Nintendo Switch Lite will be releasing 20 September for $199.99 USD / $259.99 CAD. It will be cheaper than the base Switch. There will also be three colours. The choice of colours right now ar yellow, grey, and turquoise.

Which colour will you be getting of the Switch Lite? Will you be getting one or hold out until the Switch PRO or Switch 2? Let everyone know in the comments.

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Nintendo Official Website

Best Selling Video Games and Console in the US & Canada in June 2019

Console

In the United States and Canada, Nintendo Switch was the best selling console in June 2019. In fact, the Switch has been the best selling console every month this year in the the North American region. This also makes the platform the best selling console of the year.

NPD Group June 2019 Sales For North America

Software

As far as video game sales performed in the United States and Canada, this list will include both retail and digital copies of games. In June, Super Mario Maker 2 launched only for Nintendo Switch and was the best selling video game in the region for June 2019. In second, from Activision Blizzard, Crash Team Racing: Nitro Fueled made it in second place. In third place comes Mortal Kombat 11 from Warner Bros. Interactive. Other titles (in order of listing) on this list include Grand Theft Auto V, Minecraft, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, MARVEL’s Spider-man, NBA 2K19, Mario Kart 8, (Deluxe version is on Switch) and Days Gone.

Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo Switch Lite

Conclusion

Nintendo may very well be the best selling platform holder for the rest of 2019 in the US and Canada if trends continue, especially when the Switch Lite launches in September. Another reason Nintendo Switch may be the best selling console this year is due to the upcoming game. There is Wolfenstein: Youngblood, DOOM Eternal, Luigi’s Mansion 3, upcoming DLC for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, handful of indie games, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, and various popular titles.

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NPD Group

Mat Piscatella – NPD Analyst, US Video Games