Nintendo is reportedly making 20 percent fewer Switches due to the chip shortage

Nintendo is reportedly making 20 percent fewer Switches due to the chip shortage


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The global chip shortage is rippling through all areas of technology, and its chokehold on electronics doesn’t seem to be easing up anytime soon. Nintendo is just one brand that continues to suffer due to the shortage, as a report from Nikkei Asia reveals that Nintendo is slashing the number of Switches it’s producing even further and falling short of original projections by 20 percent.

While Nintendo insists the chip shortage didn’t cause the Switch OLED to miss out on 4K video support, the squeeze could keep the company from meeting its updated projection. Nikkei Asia reports that instead of producing the 30 million Switches it initially planned on, …

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