Monday, August 5, 2019

Nintendo And Tencent Share Switch Launch Info For China

Nintendo has revealed a portion of its Nintendo Switch launch strategy for China. The company will team up with Tencent to launch the Switch in the country. Pricing or the launch date have yet to be announced. Here’s a summary of what was said via Reset Era member Phantom Thief:
    • Tencent is launching the Switch in China
    • Tencent will be localizing Switch games into simplified Chinese; Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey have been confirmed
    • Tencent will be hosting the platform’s online services in China (Google hosts them in the rest of the world, but Google is blocked in China)
    • The eShop will accept payments over WeChat Pay in China (WeChat being Tencent’s platform)
    • Costs and release date have not yet been announced

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