The Switch was so successful, Nintendo had to save money from advertising in order to balance supply and demand.
“The true value of entertainment lies in its uniqueness.”
“We will maintain buzz about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and 1-2-Switch.”
All of a sudden, investors are a lot more friendly with the success of Nintendo Switch.
“Finally, the video game trade show E3 will be held in Los Angeles this June. Again this year, we will not be hosting a large-scale press conference for institutional investors, analysts and the media.”
“Nintendo is a company which creates unique things and, once something unique is embraced by the public, there will be no competition in that market.”
“This pre-order momentum is reassuring proof that the core gamer demographic understands the uniqueness of the Nintendo Switch and continues to support us.”
“The worldwide release of Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon generated buzz and led to blockbuster sales of 14.69 million units.”
Nintendo expects to provide more dividends to investors than originally announced in the previous forecast.
Actually, Nintendo just modified it’s net income forecast positively this time around with a 40,000 million yen increase.
Animal Crossing for smart devices has been pushed back to the next fiscal year.
3DS sales had a 10% year-on-year increase thanks to the synergistic effect of Pokémon Go on Pokémon franchise titles.
“I would like you to know that I myself am very much looking forward to the launch of Nintendo Switch.”
“Although we have not announced the release timing yet, we are also developing an Android version [for Super Mario Run].”
“Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing applications will follow the release of Super Mario Run in series.”
“The release of Pokémon Go led to increased sales of software in the Pokémon series and drove the 3DS family hardware sales growth.”
Investors didn’t get dividends this time around, but are expected to get more than originally planned at the end of the fiscal year.
The fiscal year’s forecast has been lowered.
This the money Nintendo made mainly due to the impact of Pokémon Go.
This is the money Nintendo made through the sale of the Seattle Mariners.