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New Nintendo Switch System Update 6.1.0 Fixes Switch Online Membership Issues and Improves General System Stability

New Nintendo Switch System Update 6.1.0 Fixes Switch Online Membership Issues and Improves General System Stability

The Switch has sold 22.86 million units up to September 30th 2018, which pushes it above the Gamecube's lifetime sales of 21.74 million units.

The partnership is the latest by the secretive games maker, whose mobile titles such as Mario Run and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp have not been as successful as the augmented-reality monster catching game Pokemon Go from partner Niantic Inc. The Wii U was a dud and sold just 11 million units during its lifetime. Pikachu/ Let's Go! Eevee, scheduled for release on November 17 on the Switch.

Like previous Switch firmware updates, this new system update once again offers stability improvements to enhance user experience, but it also fixes an Switch Online issue where certain games don't recognize a Nintendo Switch Online membership for a short time after purchase. Mario Tennis Aces, with 2.16 million units sold, and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, with 1.67 million, are the big standouts. The handheld sold 1 million units, and 6.27 million copies of games. $3.44 billion in sales is nothing to scoff at, and Nintendo's shift towards digital distribution of software will continue to improve operating margins. So far, in the first six months of the fiscal year, the company has sold 5.07 million units of the Switch, according to its earnings report this morning. The Switch is missing out on one of the strongest third-party lineups in years, including blockbusters like Red Dead Redemption 2 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, which won't be available on Nintendo's device due to its limited graphical power.

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Bloomberg is reporting today that Nintendo's recently published quarterly results have quite simply missed analysts estimates due to the lack of heavy hitting games recently. "From the beginning we decided on a target that would be challenging to reach, not easy", said Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa following the results.

Well everyone, it's official: there are now more Nintendo Switch consoles than Gamecubes in the world. "The holiday season battle begins now".

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