The delay comes after it was announced that 10 million units of Nintendo Switch have been moved.
One of the only major complaints about the Nintendo Switch is that games are too big to fit on its cartridges and its internal memory is too small to handle the overflow. According to the WSJ, the delay has disappointed the US-based game publishers. But The Wall Street Journal reports that Nintendo won't be ready for another year, in order "to ensure quality". So basically gamers who only own a Nintendo Switch will suffer immensely because they will miss out game releases due to cartridge limitation.
This may seem like a small thing, but it hints at larger potential issues down the road. Unfortunately, it'll have to wait. Also, another bummer is that Switch owners have to buy memory cards to add more memory for games like Doom for example which requires a substantial download even if you purchase a physical copy over a digital one.
While there is no doubt that downloading games is becoming more and more popular, some still prefer physical media when buying their games.
The Wall Street Journal adds that some USA -based publishers may hold off on bringing certain games to Nintendo Switch because of this delay. But with a 64GB game cartridge, that problem would be solved. Currently, several US -published games, such as DOOM, have circumvented data limits by requiring additional digital downloads for extra features. What no one predicted, however, was that it would go on to outsell the PlayStation 2 in terms of its first year's sales numbers.