Company ponders "wide and small" strategy.
Iwata says Nintendo will "offer advantages" to those who use their ID across devices.
Nintendo is not yet ready to commit to a release window for the upcoming open-world role-playing game.
The company unveils a new service that would monitor a person's sleep patterns and provide feedback on improving restfulness.
Sales for the US market are up 111 percent compared with the same period last year, but are dwarfed by the sheer number of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles sold in the same period.
Satoru Iwata says his company's new console is "selling steadily" but doesn't say if the hardware will hit the initial sales forecast of 5.5 million units by the end of March.
Console buyers should be able to use all hardware features right away, says the president of Nintendo. They couldn't with the Wii U.
The company generated a loss during the three months that ended in June -- a contrast to the small profit a year earlier.
This free font integrates regionally appropriate Japanese, Chinese, and Korean language promises to be a boon to designers and developers.
Satoru Iwata is recovering from surgery to remove a tumor but is already handling some work while on the mend.