Nintendo‘s Annual Report for 2020 explained how the company has been impacted by the pandemic, and what this could mean for their products, including Switch games, releasing in the near future. Once again, Nintendo warned that, while nothing has been delayed yet, there is still a possibility that the company’s release schedule, “start of services” and development schedule “may be” impcated by the coronavirus pandemic going forward. However, Nintendo went a into little more detail about why. Nintendo cites a “difference in development environment between working from home and in the office since teleworking is implemented at the Company and its partners”. You can see what Nintendo said about the matter in full down below.
“Development schedules may be impacted due to the difference in development environment between working from home and in the office since teleworking is implemented at the Company and its partners. As a result, we may not be able to proceed with the release of Nintendo products and the start of services as planned. Nintendo will continue to conduct business operations by taking necessary measures so that it can continue to provide an environment in which consumers can enjoy its products and services, while giving due consideration to the health and safety of its consumers and employees.”