Nintendo Switch Sells Over 3 Million Units in Japan

Nintendo Plans to Sell 20 Million More Switches Next Year

While it is unlikely many games would require so much space, the equivalent PS4 and Xbox One Blu-Ray limit is 50 GB after all, it still might deter some developers from porting games over.

This is an interesting development for Switch fans, but it doesn't exactly come as a surprise that the console has been such a smash hit for Nintendo. What that means for Switch owners is reduced load times and they also don't have to suffer from installing loads of data.That does come with a setback though, game developers, especially the ones located in the U.S. need much more capacity for their data heavy games. I'd love to see the Switch keep in time with its rivals but it is possible that this will also create a disparity on release dates for titles intended for multiple platforms.

Hey, remember those Nintendo Switch cartridges? According to the report, Nintendo ran into "technical issues" with the 64 GB cards.

Along with the wait for bigger cartridges, Switch owners may have to shell out more money for the games using bigger cartridges.

The delay reportedly disappointed some software makers, especially US-based publishers known for producing data-heavy games. Currently, users can play games on the Switch by purchasing physical cartridges, or downloading the games on the Switch. It's only one of several problems with the Switch's lack of memory, and to make matters potentially worse, The WSJ reports that larger Switch cartridges (64GB) won't arrive until 2019. What no one predicted, however, was that it would go on to outsell the PlayStation 2 in terms of its first year's sales numbers.

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