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Nintendo stops shipping Switch and other products to Russia


Nintendo will stop shipping its products including the Switch   to Russia for the foreseeable future, and the company said, “This is due to significant fluctuations surrounding the logistics of shipping and distributing physical goods, and made the decision two weeks after Russia invaded Ukraine although it did not mention the crisis in its statement, according to a report. engaged .

The move comes after Nintendo suspended sales of digital games in Russia last weekend, and said the Russian version of the online store was currently undergoing maintenance after transactions in Russian rubles were suspended by the payment provider.

And Nintendo announced the indefinite delay of Advance Wars 1 + 2: Re-Boot Camp , and the game was supposed to be released on April 8, but the company said it was delaying the first appearance of the military strategy game after "recent global events."

Other major game companies have pulled out of Russia, including Sony that has halted sales of PlayStation hardware and software there, while Microsoft is putting all sales in the country on hold, and Ubisoft, TikTok and Projekt Red CD and EA as well as Activision Blizzard and Epikt have all stopped selling their games there as well.

Bungie joined her peers in taking a stand on the conflict and said that players in Russia and Belarus will still be able to play the free-base Destiny 2 game and access any expansions or content they purchased before then, however they will no longer be able to purchase currency or DLC like Witch Queen . .