Yes, probably changes in the strategy - like the mentioned 2 SKUs becoming only 1 - have made they a little delayed on the schedule to have the dev kits and final HW available for devs...
Just to remember that in less than 6 months they will already me manufacturing the customer HW to prepare for launch. They have to make prototypes, prepare lines, have contracts for parts signed, etc. None of this happens in 1 month.
duduspace11 "Well, since we are estimating costs, Pokemon Red/Blue did cost Nintendo about $50m to make back in 1996"
Mr Puggsly: "Hehe, I said good profit. You said big profit. Frankly, not losing money is what I meant by good. Don't get hung up on semantics"