Gaming Nintendo says Switch console deliveries will be delayed because of the coronavirus

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Nintendo said production and deliveries of some of its products, including its flagship Switch console, will be delayed due to the outbreak of the new coronavirus.

The gaming giant said the Switch and the Joy-Con controllers that go with it, which are made in China, will be among the products affected. Nintendo noted that this will have an impact on its domestic Japanese market only.

It also said that “Ring Fit Adventure,” a video game with an accessory which is currently out of stock, will be delayed.

“We will continue to work to deliver products as soon as possible while paying close attention to the effects of the new coronavirus infection, and we look forward to your understanding,” Nintendo said in a statement in Japanese, translated via Google.


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