He elaborated that the company was working on the next big ideas, as in new IPs, for their new platform. Could we be seeing other games that shy away from the safety net of Nintendo's past releases?
Otherwise that's it. No obvious new features or menu items to ponder, and certainly nothing like a Virtual Console (which you can all but rest assured won't arrive until Nintendo's done some sort of preview tout).
"E3 is going to be a major opportunity for us to showcase not only Nintendo Switch, but also content coming to Nintendo 3DS", said Fils-Aime.More news: Amber Alert canceled after 10-month-old found
It's been quite a few years since Nintendo withdrew from the usual flair of big-deal staged presentations of E3, like how Sony and Microsoft, by contrast, always opts for big, on-stage shows.
Worth noting, Nintendo cannot boast much variety in its game portfolio.
Ultimately, it's a bold claim for President Fils-Aime to imply a big year for Nintendo. Finding the Nintendo Switch at your local Target or GameStop isn't easy and takes a lot of planning.
The Nintendo Switch dock is a nifty little solution for the system's key gimmick, with its near-instant conversion of the console's image to a TV and vice-versa when the tablet is removed. In the United States, in particular, the console shows more momentum than its predecessors and handheld counterparts - the Wii and the Nintendo DS/3DS.
"So many people are just buying a Wii U because they love Zelda and want to play the new game". As for how numerous consoles the company actually expects to sell, right now they are aiming for 10 million by the end of this fiscal year. He mentioned Animal Crossing in the video, so perhaps they could release a new Animal Crossing game.