Nintendo can consider the shortage of the Switch device a success on their end, but not for customers and retail stores who have waited so long to receive it. According to Ars Technia, the company has released a statement apologizing for the shortage and vows to ship more devices soon. This is not the first time the popular gaming platform suffered a shortage. The first time it happened was during the launch —some who pre-ordered online did not get their devices on time.

For individuals and retailers, July and August were the specific months the company promised to deliver enough stock.

Meanwhile, Charlie Scibetta, senior director of corporate communication for Nintendo, denied rumors that the shortage was intentional. In an interview with the officer, he reiterated the company's effort to produce more Nintendo Switch consoles for their customers.

The company may not have expected the massive response for the Nintendo Switch, hence the recurring shortage of the device. Apparently, the massive sale of the Nintendo Switch is so overwhelming that production is struggling to keep up with the demand.

A look at the Switch's success since launching

The Nintendo Switch is one of the most anticipated gaming platforms this year and the company was not disappointed with sales of the console.

In the first month of its launch, a record of 2.7 million devices sold worldwide topped the tech news. The figure did not match Nintendo's expectation when it went further racking up sales records. Scibetta, on the other hand, said they expect to produce at least 10 million Switch by end of the fiscal year.

'It's a good problem to have'

He welcomed the quick disappearance of the devices in stores mainly because it means it's selling. "It's a good problem to have," he added.

As positive as the sales of the Nintendo Switch are, the company is also working hard in order to meet the demand. Interestingly enough, recent reports reveal that the new stock of Nintendo Switch will be bundled with the game, "Splatoon 2.

Keep in mind, this is just a rumor at this point and something that the company will have to confirm in the coming weeks.

The Switch is currently sold for $299.99 with featured games like "The Legend of Zelda: Breathe of the Wild," "Mario Kart DeLuxe," "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim," "Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition," "Sonic Forces," "NBA2K18," "Splatoon 2" and "Super Mario: Odyssey."