Software like Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze sold 1.67 million units after its May release, and Mario Tennis Aces sold 2.16 million units after it was released in June.
☆ NintendObs Event – Nintendo Q2 FY3/2019.
Consolidated Operating Results
For the six months ended September 30, 2018, Nintendo Switch hardware continued to be quite popular, reaching 5.07 million units sold (3.7% increase on a year-on-year basis). Software like Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze sold 1.67 million units after its May release, and Mario Tennis Aces sold 2.16 million units after it was released in June. Sales of other popular titles that were released during previous fiscal years and titles released by other software publishers continued to grow, bringing the total number of million-seller titles during this period to 9, including the titles of other software publishers. The total software sales for Nintendo Switch reached 42.13 million units (91.3% increase on a year-on-year basis).
Software for Nintendo 3DS, now in its 8th year since launch, included the July release of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, and the release of WarioWare Gold in August. Hardware sales reached 1.00 million units (65.1% decrease on a year-on-year basis), while software sales reached 6.27 million units (54.6% decrease on a year-on-year basis).
Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition and Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition recorded total sales of 3.69 million units.
Turning to our digital business for dedicated video game platforms, sales of downloadable versions of packaged software and add-on content for Nintendo Switch showed especially good growth, bringing digital sales to 39.1 billion yen (71.7% increase on a year-on-year basis).
For smart devices, we have gotten off to a good start for Dragalia Lost, which we released to the delight of consumers all over Japan, the United States, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao. Meanwhile, titles released before the start of this fiscal year like Super Mario Run, Fire Emblem Heroes, and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp are each maintaining steady popularity, bringing our smart devices, IP related income to 18.7 billion yen (4.7% increase on a year-on-year basis).
In total, net sales reached 388.9 billion yen (of which overseas sales were 302.4 billion yen or 77.8% of the total sales). Operating profit came to 61.4 billion yen. We recorded foreign exchange gains of 21.0 billion yen, which helped bring ordinary profit to 91.9 billion yen, and profit attributable to owners of parent totaled 64.5 billion yen.
Source: Nintendo JP.
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