Friday, 17 November, 2017

The Nintendo Switch has sold more than 1.5 million worldwide

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Cecilia Poole | 17 March, 2017, 01:07

With these reports already showing high numbers, it appears as though Nintendo will be reaching its goal to sell 2 million consoles by the end of March- which is roughly two weeks away. But, as we've seen with the Vita and other consoles, the pricing disparity can start to get weird when retailers start clearing out discs at reduced prices, while downloads stay at their inflated peak (until the occasional appearance of a deep discount sale, that is). According to a post on Wololo.net, the hacker tweaked an old iOS WebKit exploit, removed the iOS-specific code and took advantage of a vulnerability contained within the hidden Switch browser to show just how easy it will be to hack the console.

This small, pocket-sized box houses the circuit that the dock uses to recognize the Nintendo Switch.

Tech enthusiasts should no longer worry as stocks for Nintendo's hybrid console, the Switch, has recently been replenished.

The company will also be improving the "Suggested Friends" section to include not only your friends from the Wii U and 3DS, but also friends from the social networking sites you've linked your Nintendo Account to, which will no doubt become the easiest way to add people you know from the real world. That outpaced every other retailer. The boost for the Toys R Us website was big, too, with February traffic up 813 per cent over January.

Above: Nintendo Switch launch data.

Looking at overall web activity, GameStop grabbed over three per cent of all search traffic for the term "Switch" in the launch run-up, although again Toys R Us, Best Buy, Walmart and Target all enjoyed similar bumps. There are videos galore of angry Switch owners demonstrating consoles with blank displays, emitting screeching sounds, and those stuck frozen and inoperable. Both variants will not be available until March 31. He claims to have gotten PS2 games to work on the Switch as well.

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