Nintendo Promises Support for the 3DS Through 2019 and Beyond

“Our plan is to continue maintaining this business”

Nintendo and has promised new 3DS games will be coming “in 2019 and beyond”.

In its financial results briefing published on Nintendo’s official site, the company highlighted previously announced 3DS games coming this year (Dillon’s Rolling Western: The Dead Heat Breakers, Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido, Captain Toad Treasure Tracker for Nintendo 3DS, WarioWare Gold for 3DS and Luigi’s Mansion), and next (Mario & Luigi: Bowsers Inside Story + Bowser’s Jr.’s Journey).  “In addition to the titles currently on sale we have announced the coming release of the titles shown here,” reads the accompanying text, “we are even preparing new software for release in 2019 and beyond.”

“Our plan is to continue maintaining this business by taking advantage of new titles like these,” Nintendo added.

In more Nintendo news, it was announced yesterday that current Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima will retire in June, and will be succeeded by Shuntaro Furukawa. Nintendo also revealed that Super Mario Odyssey has hit 10 million sales, as well as its E3 plans this year.

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Lucy O’Brien is Games & Entertainment Editor at IGN’s Sydney office. Follow her on Twitter.

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