Nintendo Switch Console Sales Reach 21.74 Million Units Worldwide
31 October, 2018, 14:14 | Author: Bennie Parsons
Despite that, the Wall Street Journal reports that Nintendo chief executive Shuntaro Furukawa said during a press conference that the Switch's momentum is in line with what the company expected and that it still believes it can hit its goal of 20 million Switch sold during this fiscal year. Nintendo sold about 7 million Switch consoles during last year's holiday quarter.
The Nintendo Switch has surpassed22 million units in lifetime sales, with Nintendo breaking the news in its latest financial report. Of course there were popular non-Nintendo titles made for the GameCube - hello, Resident Evil franchise - but the most popular games for the console were nearly invariably first-party. For reference, the next most successful Nintendo console was the Nintendo 64 at 33 million units and the most successful (in non-handhelds) is the Wii at 101 million units.
Nintendo's quarterly sales growth slowed to 1% year-over-year, which is the worst pace for the company since the Switch launched. "The holiday season battle begins now". In the last quarter, revenue grew to $1.96 billion compared to $1.95 billion for the same period previous year.
Still, remakes and indie titles aren't compelling enough for most people to buy a new console. Instead, Nintendo will rely on a pair of Pokemon titles in November and the latest Super Smash Bros. game in December to drive the Switch during the holiday quarter.
During summer and fall, the hot-selling New Nintendo 2DS XL package was replaced in the United States and European markets with sets featuring a pre-installed popular title. More than a third of that came from the PlayStation division, where profit climbed 65 percent from a year earlier to 91 billion yen. Nintendo has previously said it will release another smartphone title, Mario Kart Tours, sometime before April.
For the same quarter in 2017, Nintendo sold 2.93 million Switch. In May, Pokemon Co. announced it would no longer release games on the handheld device, moving the best-selling franchise to the Switch.
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