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SOUND] A
strong showing for Nintendo's latest gadget. Shoppers lined up in Tokyo to get their hands on Switch. The tech giant's hybrid style console promises a seamless experience for those playing at home, on the move, and with friends.>>
FOREIGN]
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So I'm eager to see how it works.>>
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>> Investors were excited as well, sending Nintendo's share price soaring as much as 3.6%. But the company has been struggling in recent years with tough competition from PlayStation, Xbox, and mobile games. Some analysts wonder whether Nintendo really can make a sustained come back. In January Nintendo slashed its full year operating profit outlook by a third.
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But it's betting on Switch to help ease that pain, saying it expects to ship around 2 million units by the end of the month.