Nintendo Switch prices won’t go up “at this point”, says Shuntaro Furukawa

Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa has confirmed the company has no plans to increase the recommended retail prices of its Nintendo Switch consoles “at this point”.

In an interview with Nikkei (opens in new tab)Furukawa talked about what’s on the horizon for its fan-favorite handheld system, and revealed that while Switch sales have dropped 23 per cent compared with the same period last year – something he attributes to the industry’s ongoing shortage of semi-conductors – the company is always thinking “about pricing in terms of the value of the fun [it] offers “.