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Nintendo Switch has sold over 20 million units in Japan since launch

Impressive figures coming out of Japan today. The Nintendo Switch has now sold over 20 million units in Japan alone, since launch.

Reported by Famitsu:

Aggregation period: Each release date-May 23, 2021 * Aggregation up to 1 week before)

1st place: Atsumare Animal Forest (Nintendo / released on March 20, 2020 / 6,778,146)
2nd place: Super Smash Bros. SPECIAL (Nintendo / December 7, 2018 / 4,285,272)
3rd place: Pocket Monster Sword Shield Pokemon / November 15, 2019 / 4,052,668 books)
4th place: Splatoon 2 (Nintendo / July 21, 2017 / 3,868,221 books)
5th place: Mario Cart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo / April 28, 2017 / 3,844,200 books) )

Source: Famitsu

[Speculation] Pokemon Unite potentially launching this month for some countries

It seems that Pokemon Unite, a new MOBA game, could be releasing in certain countries.

Timi Studio Group is the developer behind Pokemon Unite and they made a tweet saying:

Again, this is rather speculative. Watch this space!

Via: Mobile Gaming Hub

Nintendo Japan opening a gallery nearby Ogura Station area

Nintendo have released details in a press release of building a gallery ‘muesum’, showcasing the many products of Nintendo over the course of its history.

Representative Director and President Shuntaro Furukawa:

“Nintendo has been discussing the possibility of building a gallery, as a way to share Nintendo’s product development history and philosophy with the public. To this end, the Nintendo Uji Ogura Plant will be renovated to accommodate the gallery, a decision reached after taking consideration of The City of Uji’s plan of re-developing the nearby Ogura Station area.”

The project is expected to be completed within 2023 fiscal year, which ends in March 2024.

Source: Nintendo JP Via: My Nintendo News