Nov 6
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The Switch reached 68.30 million units sold worldwide as of September 30 of this year, surpassing the Nintendo Entertainment System’s 61.91 million global sales. The NES first launched as the Famicom in 1983 in Japan, where it was finally discontinued in 2003. The Switch went on sale in March 2017. 

Sep 4 2019
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A cool bit of news from the Japanese Nintendo Direct: In 2020, Nintendo will release Switch remakes of its Famicom Detective Club adventure games, originally released on the Famicom Disk System in the late 1980s. No English version planned yet, but who knows what’ll happen.

Sep 19 2018
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You can download the Famicom versions of Switch Online’s NES games from the Japanese eShop using a fake Japanese Nintendo Account. There aren’t many differences in most cases but it’s still pretty neat. Plus the Famicom box art is way cooler, and in the future Japan might get different games.

Jun 29 2018
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As revealed earlier this year, the Famicom Mini is going back into production. And now we know when it’s hitting store shelves. This week! Sales resumed of the little Famicom resumed yesterday in Japan.

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