Coronavirus Could Put Nintendo Switch in Short Supply

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If you’ve yet to buy a Nintendo Switch, don’t wait much longer. Nintendo will likely struggle to keep the system in supply this year as it struggles with component issues caused by the coronavirus.

According to Bloomberg, Nintendo’s issues are primarily in Vietnam, where it has an assembly partner that requires components via China. Should the component shortage not be resolved soon, the console would run into supply issues by April. This could be just after the launch of Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

The Bloomberg report said that component issues could continue for a few more weeks before Chinese factories are expected to resume full operation. Thus far, more than 1,700 people have died from the virus, primarily within mainland China.

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