Nintendo appears to have brought itself back to winning ways with the Switch, the company’s newest Video Game Console that also doubles down as a handheld gaming device. Furthermore, Nintendo also spoke about the NES Classic, and some2 units shipped since it went on sale up until the device was canceled.

Everything combined shows a company that is slowly but surely returning to the days of wonders, the days when the Wii was the most popular video game console on the market. No doubt, we’ll soon forget about the Wii U and how much it failed to reignite the excitement casual gamers had for the Wii.

Let’s begin with the Switch

Earlier last week, Nintendo revealed the amount of Switch console sold since launch. As it stands, the sales were impressive. The company has so far sold nearly 3 million units of the Switch, and we expect this number to rise significantly before the end of 2017.

E3 2017 is just around the corner, and it’s a place we expect Nintendo to announce several significant titles for The Switch. A new Monster Hunter and "Pokémon" video games should work wonders to keep the system’s momentum from falling.

NES Classic Edition worked wonders

For some odd reason, Nintendo has discontinued the NES Classic Edition. What’s more surprising is the fact that 2.3 million units were shipped during its lifetime, which begs the question, why was the system placed in an early grave?

We may never know, but what’s certain is that it sold well and could have done much better if it was given at least another year on the market.

“We didn't anticipate just how incredible the response would be, but once we saw that response, we added shipments and extended the product for as long as we could to meet more of that demand” according to Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime.

The rise of the 2DS XL

Who would have thought Nintendo would release another handheld system so soon after the launch of the Switch? Not us, that’s for sure.

The new system is called the 2DS XL, and it will go on sale come July 28, 2017, for the cool price of $149.99.

As the name states, this handheld system won’t support 3DS games with the 3D feature, but that shouldn’t be an issue seeing as most games are lacking the characteristic, to begin with.

The idea to create a 2DS XL gaming system is a smart one. The Switch is the new boss, and as such, not everyone is capable of affording it. Fans of Nintendo who are low on a budget can still enjoy great titles on a cheaper system such as the 2DS XL.

The future of the Japanese gaming giant seems quite bright, well, at least from our perspective.

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