The Initiative’s Upcoming Game is in a Playable State, Phil Spencer Goes Hands-On by Logan Moore at DualShockers
Turns out that Phil’s recent visit to The Initiative was not a one time deal before the launch of next gen. Design Director Drew Murray tweeted out a picture of Phil playing some sort of build of their game on February 5, 2020. If The Initiative’s game is far enough along to be playable, I imagine a reveal could easily happen this year.
F9 – Official Trailer
They did it. The madmen actually did it.
Furukawa says no plans to launch a new Switch model this year
Sam Nussey, Tech Reporter in Tokyo for Reuters on Twitter
Update: Here’s Nintendo’s official presentation. Page 10 sinks my prediction.
A #NintendoSwitch system inspired by #AnimalCrossing: New Horizons is on the way! With unique Joy-Con controllers, a custom design on the back, and a special Nintendo Switch dock, it’s the perfect way to start your island life. Available 3/13 for $299.99.
Nintendo of America on Twitter on January 30, 2020
Once the next Animal Crossing game was announced for the Switch, I knew I would have to buy a second Switch for the house. I just knew Abby would take over my Switch to tend to her village (now we know its an island this time). I want to look after my own little island too!
We saved up enough for the new console for when the game comes out in March, but we were not sure if Nintendo would do a specially themed console and whether or not it would be the full-sized Switch or the Switch Lite.
Our questions have been answered by Nintendo of America at 7:08 PM EST on a Thursday night. A full-sized Switch is incoming a week before the game’s launch. It features mint-colored Joy-cons and a beachy Dock. I have never been more jealous of my wife. Pre-order locked in; love you Abby.
Nintendo Consolidated Financial Highlights – January 2020 (Direct PDF)
Another follow-up to my 2020 predictions. The Switch is well on its way to crushing my prediction of 70 million lifetime sales. Maybe I was too conservative with that guess. Now if only the other half of that prediction will come true…