Nintendo on Switch Delays: “The Situation Has Not Changed”

Nintendo Co., Ltd. responded to an inquiry from the Career Correction news editor team regarding Nintendo Switch shortages following on from their apology letter in February which wanted of an unavoidable delay in production and shipments. Nintendo confirmed that “the situation has not changed” even today on 3 April. Read the full translated apology from February and more of what Nintendo told Career Correction below. Thanks to BlackKite for the translation.

“Due to influence from the current outbreak of novel coronavirus infection, we are now foreseeing an unavoidable delay in production and shipments for Nintendo Switch consoles and peripherals such as Joy-Cons, among others, that are made in China towards Japan’s domestic market.”

Nintendo (February 2020)

“We didn’t mention the Switch Lite because there was still enough stock in the market at the time of publication [in February]. But the point that many of its parts are made in China is the same. We are doing various efforts inside the company; although shipments haven’t stagnated, they are getting delayed.”

Nintendo (April 2020)

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