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Nintendo says delays to Switch production, shipping due to coronavirus ‘unavoidable’


FILE PHOTO: The Nintendo logo is displayed at a Nintendo store during a press preview in Tokyo, Japan November 19, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Nintendo Co Ltd said on Thursday delays to production and shipping of its Switch console and Joy-Con controllers due to the coronavirus epidemic are “unavoidable”.

Nintendo CEO Shuntaro Furukawa said last week production in China of the popular device was being impacted by the virus.

Reporting by Sam Nussey; Editing by Himani Sarkar


via Reuters