Nintendo hoping to entice casual gamers with Switch
Hybrid game machine is a console at home and tablet on the go.
With three kids and constant travel for work, John Hussey jumped at the chance to play an open-world adventure game like “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” anywhere, anytime.
After he heard about the Nintendo Switch, a hybrid game machine that works as both a console at home and a tablet on the go, Hussey ordered one in January even though it wouldn’t arrive until Friday, when Nintendo’s latest game machine debuted.
Nintendo will need lots of traditional gamers like Hussey to redeem itself as a console maker, after being eclipsed by Microsoft and Sony in the game-console wars. But Nintendo will also need lots of casual gamers who
A worker at Bic Camera, an electronics retailer, sells Nintendo’s newest computer game, Switch, on Friday in Tokyo. Nintendo forecasts first-month sales of 2 million units.