More Nintendo Switch Consoles on Their Way to Stores

Missed out on the first wave of 'Zelda' machines? Nintendo is working on it

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Nintendo is reportedly doubling production of its new Switch to try and meet the demand of people desperate to play Zelda and try that weird milking game.

The Wall Street Journal says the Japanese gaming company will at least double planned production numbers for the year ending March 2018, upping them from 8 million units to 16 million. It's a safe bet for Nintendo, the machine has been a major hit and broke company sale records. beating previous records for first two-day sales in the US. The second biggest seller? The Wii way back in November 2012.

Meanwhile GameStop has promised more Switches in stock in physical stores from Wednesday next week, so start stalking the Nintendo shelves of your local outlet then.

"The customer enthusiasm and response we have seen so far has been incredible as we continue to sell through our supply of systems," says GameStop senior director of merchandising Eric Bright." We strongly suggest any customer who is still looking to purchase a Nintendo Switch, visit one of our stores as soon as they can. This new allotment will go fast!”