Nintendo Switch production plans “uncertain” as semiconductor crisis continues

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Nintendo’s plan to sell another 25.5 million Switch units by the end of the current fiscal year (ending March 31, 2022) could be undermined by the semiconductor shortage, the platform holder said.

In a Q&A published on Nintendo’s website following its FY2021 financial results, president Shuntaro Furukawa clarified that the forecast previously announced would depend on the availability of the materials, with the Switch’s production plans for the year ahead “more uncertain” than they were during the previous fiscal year.

“We achieved steady hardware production through the end of last calendar year, and as a result,

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