Nintendo has sold nearly 20 million Switch consolesJuly 31, 2018
Nintendo has released its earnings for the first three months of the current fiscal year alongside updated sales figures for the Switch. The company says it’s sold 19.67 million Switch consoles as of June 30th, meaning the actual figure is likely to have reached 20 million already.
Nintendo is still predicting that it will sell 20 million units in the year starting April 2018 and ending March 2019. So far the company has only sold 1.88 million after three months, which is actually slightly down year on year, but the holiday season will be considerably busier for the company with major titles like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and the two Pokémon: Let’s Go games set for release.
Overall, Nintendo made an operating profit of 30.5 billion yen ($275 million) off revenue of 168 billion yen ($1.51 billion) this quarter, year-on-year improvements of 88.4 percent and 9.1 percent respectively. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has joined Super Mario Odyssey as the Switch’s second title to break 10 million units sold, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is likely to do the same this quarter.