Daily Archives: February 8, 2021

The Nintendo Switch is on a real success course and cannot be stopped for the time being. The hybrid console recently surpassed the sales figures of the Nintendo 3DS, even though the Nintendo Switch is estimated to be only halfway through its life cycle. According to Nintendo, one reason why the sales figures are so high is that multiple consoles are often purchased per family. As can be seen from the transcription of the Q&A on the occasion of the current quarterly figures of Nintendo, Nintendo has found out in a market research that 20 percent of the consoles sold…

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Microsoft is also said to have been interested in acquiring Gearbox to include them in Xbox Game Studios. Last week, it was surprisingly announced that Borderlands developer Gearbox Software will join Embracer Group with its company. Embracer Group, the parent company of THQ Nordic, will include Gearbox as a separate group. The deal is worth $1.3 billion. Would Microsoft also have been willing to pay this sum? We can’t say for sure. However, there is supposed to have been interest in Gearbox, as industry experts Brad Sams and Jez Corden confirm. However, Microsoft was not able to seal a deal…

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