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Coronavirus Outbreak Delaying the Next Nintendo Direct?

Nintendo already backordered popular items made in China The coronavirus outbreak shut down all Japanese schools until April 8th Most of Nintendo’s first-party development occurs in Kyoto Last month, Nintendo released a statement about the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on hardware production. Popular items, such as Ring Fit Adventure, were backordered amid the temporary closure of Chinese manufacturing sites.

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Nintendo – Coronavirus and Animal Crossing Switch Shortages

Last summer, Nintendo shifted a portion of its manufacturing from China to Vietnam. The coronavirus is causing delays for the Japanese markets. As the coronavirus continues to spread to countries across the globe, the shipment of products is quickly becoming a sensitive issue. While most companies diversify production sites to reduce risk, Nintendo’s choice last summer could soften the blow.

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