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Nintendo is selling so many Switch consoles that it’s predicting a $4.3 billion profit for the year — 50% more than it previously anticipated

Nintendo’s sales have boomed during the COVID-19 pandemic, as more people stayed home due to lockdowns around the world. The Japanese video games company sold more than 12 million Switch consoles between April and September, and credited sales of “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” for its rising revenues. Nintendo’s sales were […]
Nintendo is selling so many Switch consoles that it’s predicting a $4.3 billion profit for the year — 50% more than it previously anticipated
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Struggling video game retailer GameStop has argued it’s ‘essential.’ Now it’s preparing to fully re-open some stores even as most of the US remains in quarantine.

Around the world, non-essential businesses are shuttered as people stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. With millions of people stuck indoors, video game hardware and software sales have exploded. Embattled retailer GameStop, the world’s largest video game retail chain, argued it was “essential” and stayed open until March […]
Struggling video game retailer GameStop has argued it’s ‘essential.’ Now it’s preparing to fully re-open some stores even as most of the US remains in quarantine.
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Some ‘Animal Crossing’ players in China are using the game to protest government policies, and now the Chinese government is banning the game

“Animal Crossing: New Horizons” is Nintendo’s latest smash-hit success for its latest console, the Nintendo Switch. Though the game isn’t officially approved for sale in China, people have been able to buy the game through importers and by changing their console’s region setting. “The game has become extremely popular in […]
Some ‘Animal Crossing’ players in China are using the game to protest government policies, and now the Chinese government is banning the game
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I just started playing the wildly popular game ‘Animal Crossing’ that has taken over the internet, and I’m convinced it’s the perfect way to escape COVID-19 lockdown life

“Animal Crossing: New Horizons” is the latest instalment in Nintendo’s popular life simulator franchise, and it’s a much needed escape from everyday life. The game takes you away to a deserted island, where your top priorities are building a new home, making friends, and exploring. As people are staying home […]
I just started playing the wildly popular game ‘Animal Crossing’ that has taken over the internet, and I’m convinced it’s the perfect way to escape COVID-19 lockdown life