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Nintendo raises Switch output to record 30m on stay-at-home demand

Boom in paid subscriptions helps to drive gaming device's success

The Nintendo Switch is five years old. (Photo by Wataru Ito)

TOKYO -- Nintendo will ramp up output of the Switch to about 30 million units this fiscal year, Nikkei has learned, marking an all-time high for the flagship gaming device in a bid to capitalize on continuing stay-at-home demand.

The Kyoto-based company approached multiple parts suppliers about accelerating production. People with direct knowledge of the matter verified plans to expand output.

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