No one can deny Nintendo had one enormous successful 2020. With an operating profit of 98%, Animal Crossing: New Horizons The company’s recent financial report confirmed that it has done so extremely well lately.
Despite this, we have not heard much about the upcoming software list for 2021. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury arriving next week and The Pokémon Snap launched in April, but ̵
Discussing the financial results during a conference call, a question was raised about Nintendo’s upcoming software plans for the next fiscal year. In response, Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa confirmed:
Our software list for the next financial year is a topic we will discuss at the right time. We have already announced our plans to release Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury in February, followed by MONSTER HUNTER RISE in March (see note 1), and New Pokémon Snap in April (see note 2). As always, we are preparing a number of software titles for consumers in the coming financial year.
So in other words, we’ll have to wait and see. Nintendo usually does not announce its upcoming games too far in advance – without exception – so this is not an unexpected response from Furukawa. For now, however, it seems unlikely that we will hear anything new yet.
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