In a new interview with popular Asian publication Nikkei, Sony Interactive Entertainment Asia president Hiroyuki Oda shared some of his thoughts regarding the global success of Nintendo Switch. Oda acknowledged the console’s lasting impact on the entire industry, considering it is equipped with several of Nintendo’s best-selling games in recent years. Read on below for a couple excerpts from the interview:
Nikkei: Although this is related to other companies, in 2017 the Nintendo Switch made quite an impact, especially with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Splatoon 2. What do you think about this?
Oda: “I’d say it has had an overall positive influence on the entire games market. Gamers want to play various games of various types, so the most important thing is that these people who love games are happy. SIE will play to its strengths by providing games of various genres, including realistic, high-definition games.”