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PlayStation’s Shawn Layden: “Never Underestimate Nintendo… All Of Us Are Better For Their Efforts”

SIE Worldwide Studios Chairman Shawn Layden has spoken at this year’s DICE 2019 keynote speech. During his speech Layden praised both the Nintendo Switch and Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller for gamers with disabilities. With regards to Nintendo, Layden reiterated that no one should underestimate Nintendo and that their success with the Switch has been extremely beneficial for the video game industry and consumers.

 “The best-selling console of 2018 in the U.S. was… The Nintendo Switch. Nintendo took a massive risk when they brought this to the market. People thought Nintendo might one day be out of the hardware business. People would say things like ‘kids play games on mobile phones and tablets, dedicated portable gaming is dead and gone.’ But as I’ve said before: never underestimate Nintendo… All of us are better for their efforts.”

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22 comments

    1. it seems there scared of online things because parents think oh Nintendo is for kids which it is and isn’t and they don’t want complaints of people telling there kids things online.

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      1. It wants to be heard and seen as intelligent. N-Dub just ignore trolls. Nintendo makes them sick, because Nintendo games are amazing and sell very well.

        Tomorrow N-Dub shall me heavenly.

        F=Ma.

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      1. It’s not about graphics but about technological standards. Built-in voice chat. Hardwire network capabilities without additional hardware purchase. Unified network and accounts. There are certain things that Nintendo does great but other things that they just don’t seem to want to accept is a standard that most people expect out of their devices these days.

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  1. Of course, this comes from the company that copied the N64’s joystick and rumble features, copied the Wii’s Remote and Nunchuck and tried to beat Nintendo in the portable gaming market.
    Not to mention that the PlayStation was going to be a Nintendo product before Nintendo (in a big mistake) decided to go elsewhere.

    But I digress, it is amazing that the company themselves are better sports then the fanboys. And I respect that Mr. Layden had good things to say about the other gaming console companies.

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