Tencent announced the Nintendo Switch will arrive in China this month with Mario and Chinese indie games, and it’s cheaper than in the US.
The Nintendo Switch finally has a launch date in China, and gamers aren’t just getting Mario and Zelda.
Can you buy Nintendo switch in China?
The Nintendo Switch finally arrives in China but people can only buy one game. Here’s why. The wait is finally over. Nintendo Co., Ltd. has teamed up with Tencent Holdings Limited to bring the long-anticipated arrival of the Nintendo Switch game console to China.
How much is a switch in China?
The console will officially be called the “Tencent Nintendo Switch (Official Mainland China version)” and will come with a one year warranty. Games will reportedly be priced at around 299 yuan, or around $42.
Is Nintendo popular in China?
Nintendo’s portable video game console has already sold more than 40 million units worldwide, and China is the world’s biggest market for video games. Nintendo has partnered with Tencent, one of China’s largest companies, to make the deal possible; Tencent will handle Switch sales in the country.
Is there Nintendo in China?
Nintendo (OTC:NTDOY) and Tencent (OTC:TCEHY) launched the Switch console in China on Dec. 10, bringing the system into the world’s most populous country and one of its biggest gaming markets. The console has been hugely successful in other parts of the world, with roughly 42 million units sold at the end of September.
Is Minecraft blocked in China?
Mojang, which makes Minecraft, has struck a deal to work with a company based in China called NetEase. Foreign game consoles were banned in China from 2000 to 2014 because officials thought they were bad for children. Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony’s PlayStation have been released in China but sales haven’t quite taken off.
Is Nintendo banned in China?
In July 2015, the ban on video game consoles within the country was completely lifted. According to a statement from the country’s Ministry of Culture, companies like Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft — among others — were now allowed to manufacture and sell video game consoles anywhere in the country.