Nintendo slides 6 percent after unveiling 'Switch' game console

Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:11pm EDT
 
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares of Nintendo Co Ltd (7974.T: Quote) dropped 6 percent in early trade on Friday after the videogame maker unveiled its next-generation gaming console, called the Nintendo Switch.

The stock fell as far as 25,300 yen as of 0101 GMT, its lowest since Sept. 7.

(Reporting by Chris Gallagher; Editing by Michael Perry)

 
Nintendo signage is displayed at the company's booth at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles, California June 11, 2014. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian