Doug Bowser

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Nintendo boss calls ongoing Activision Blizzard scandal “distressing and disturbing”

Save 35% on a VG247 yearly subscription this Black Friday! If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser has sent an internal email to staff calling the ongoing events at Activision Blizzard ‘disturbing’. Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser has joined PlayStation and Xbox bosses in condemning Activision Blizzard‘s response to the ongoing sexual harrassment and discrimination that’s taken the company by storm over the past few months. An internal Nintendo of America email (picked up by Fanbyte) reveals that Bowser has…

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Don’t expect upgraded Nintendo Switch models “anytime soon”

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 1 February 2021 16:39 GMT Nintendo has assured fans that they won’t be seeing a Nintendo Switch Pro, or upgraded Switch hardware, in the immediate future.During a private Q&A that followed on from the company’s financial results briefing earlier today, Nintendo has formally stated that we won’t be seeing any sort of upgraded Nintendo Switch hardware in the coming 12 months.As per Bloomberg reporter Takashi Mochizuki, who was present at the briefing, the company is “not planning to make an announcement anytime soon” when it comes to new devices.This was echoed by industry analyst David Gibson who said that Nintendo noted…

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Nintendo Switch is ‘halfway through its life’ according to Nintendo boss

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 21 December 2020 14:46 GMT Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America president, has said that he believes the Nintendo Switch is at the “midpoint” of its lifecycle.In a new interview with Polygon, Bowser stated that “we believe we’re just at the midpoint of this life cycle on [the Nintendo Switch] platform,” when asked about the likelihood of an upgraded Switch model coming to retail.Bowser also – finally – gave a definitive answer on the long-rumored Switch Pro hardware upgrade that’s apparently been in the works at Nintendo for the last few years: it’s not something Nintendo is focusing on…