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After some rumors, Nintendo confirmed that the Nintendo Switch would have a price reduction in European territory. This attracted attention, as it gave hope that the company would plan this important downgrade for all regions. To clear up doubts, Nintendo spoke about it.
4.5 years after the release of the Nintendo Switch, the Japanese company announced on September 13 that a reduction in the price of the basic model was coming, something that was decided taking into account the exchange rate in Europe, the launch of the Nintendo Switch OLED and other factors.
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After doubts were raised about whether this price reduction would be applied to more regions, Axios journalist Stepehn Totilo questioned Nintendo, who took the opportunity to clarify the situation and confirm that there are no plans to lower the price of the hybrid console in other regions. regions, but is only a measure for European users. The foregoing suggests that the main factor that encouraged the price change was the exchange rate.
“The price adjustment is for the European region only. There are no plans to change the manufacturer’s suggested retail price for any Nintendo Switch model in the United States,” commented a spokesman for the Japanese company aTotilo.
It is important to remember that the price in Europe will not apply to either the Nintend Switch Lite or the Nintiendo Switch OLED, which will debut next October in some regions.
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Nintendo tells me yesterday’s Switch price drop was just for Europe (and the UK):
“The trade price adjustment is for the European region only. There are no plans to change the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price for any Nintendo Switch model in the U.S.”
— Stephen Totilo (@stephentotilo) September 14, 2021
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