3DS still has a prolonged life brazen of it, as Nintendo boss Tatsumi Kimishima promises to “continue to deliver new titles that players can enjoy” for a system.
“We will continue to deliver new titles that players can suffer for a Nintendo 3DS family of systems,” Tatsumi saidi during Nintendo’s financial formula lecture for a mercantile year finale Mar 2017. “We have listened conjecture that Nintendo Switch will reinstate a Nintendo 3DS, as both are diversion systems that can be played outward a home, though Nintendo 3DS has singular characteristics that differ from those of Nintendo Switch. Furthermore, a cost points and play practice offering by a dual systems are opposite and we do not see them as being in approach competition. We devise to continue both businesses alone and in parallel.”
In further to vital announced games such as Poochy Yoshi’s Woolly World, Sayonara! Boxboy, Mario Sports Super Strs, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, Pikmin, Fire Emblem Warriors, and Ever Oasis, Nintendo is “developing many other unannounced titles to continue to heighten a program lineup [of 3DS] going forward.” There are also “many clever third-party titles,” like Capcom’s Monster Hunter XX and Square Enix’s Dragon Quest XI, that are in growth for 3DS.
Nintendo also quickly discussed a launch lineup for a arriving Switch hardware, addressing those who “have voiced a opinion that a launch lineup is weak.”
Tatsumi said, “Our meditative in arranging a 2017 program lineup is that it is critical to continue to yield new titles frequently but prolonged gaps. This encourages consumers to continue actively personification a system, maintains buzz, and spurs continued sales movement for Nintendo Switch.
“For that reason, we will be releasing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, ARMS, that is creation a entrance on a Nintendo Switch during a initial half of 2017, and Splatoon 2, that captivated consumers’ courtesy many during a hands-on events in Japan, in summer 2017. We trust that these titles reflect a judgment of a Nintendo Switch, that is to be means to play anywhere with anyone and during any time, and will enhance and buoy foe between players.”
Tatsumi combined that while Nintendo announced during a Switch display on Jan 13 that there were over 80 titles in growth from some-more than 50 program publishers, that series has given grown to “over 100 titles from some-more than 70 publishers.”