Extra Life for Nintendo

Our analysts aren’t concerned about apathy for game consoles in a post-pandemic world.

Kate Lin, CAIA 08 July, 2021 | 8:00
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Extra Life

 

Back in March 2020, as the pandemic started in earnest, I remember that the Nintendo Switch was among the top purchases on Amazon, alongside masks and sanitizers. For a good two or three months, they were instantly sold out online. Some consoles were even resold for as much as double the original price, as game titles like Animal Crossing and Mario Kart became household names.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar Rating
Nintendo Co Ltd53,470.00 JPY1.85Rating
Sony Group Corp12,315.00 JPY0.37Rating

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Kate Lin, CAIA

Kate Lin, CAIA  is a Data Journalist for Morningstar Asia, and is based in Hong Kong

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