If you are waiting for Nintendo Switch’s price to drop any time soon, I have some bad news for you. In a recent Q&A during Nintendo’s last financial results briefing, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa announced some future plans and clarified the rumors about potential price cuts for Switch.
Nintendo wants to get the best out of Switch’s lifetime
“We want to maintain the value of our products and sell them at their current price points for as long as possible, so we have no plans to reduce prices at this time. Because profitability can fluctuate depending on quantities produced in the future, we’re not estimating any specific decrease in cost. We want to improve profitability by increasing the number of units sold and selling the Nintendo Switch family of hardware for as long as possible” Furukawa said.
So according to Furukawa, there will be no price cuts in the near future. But what about the next-gen? Although there are no official announcements about a Switch Pro, it might be closer than ever with the release of Xbox Scarlett and PlayStation 5 potentially dominating the market in 2020.