Nintendo Switch Shortage May Happen In 2022 Due To Lack Of Chipsets

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Chipset manufacturers are not hiding the fact that there has been some shortage in creating those, thus causing the ongoing shortage for game consoles as well, primarily for the latest PS5 and Xbox Series X/S which was first launched in 2020.

Though now, Nintendo seems to be joining the party. Gamepur reports that Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa revealed this week that the supply for Switch could also be lessened by 2022 still due to the shortage of chipsets and “the turmoil in logistics" for creating those.

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Nintendo Switch Shortage May Happen In 2022 Due To Lack Of Chipsets

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This followed the company's announcement last month they minimized the production of Switch because of the fewer production of micro chipsets over the last year and a half. But it is also worth noting that more than 1 million units of Switch were also sold during that period, so the shortage might not still be around.

Also, Nintendo hosted their first Indie World Showcase almost two weeks ago. Make sure to follow us for more Nintendo Switch news and updates as it happens.