They’re actually going to make it to these 16 million Switches they were talking about at the end of this fiscal year.
So Nintendo expects to outsell the five-year lifespan of the Wii U with Nintendo Switch within just about twelve months.
“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.”
“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.”
“Although we have not announced the release timing yet, we are also developing an Android version [for Super Mario Run].”
“As president and, then, the chairman of Nintendo of America, I personally observed the great efforts and contributions that Mr. Lincoln made during the past 17 years as the team’s CEO and the chairman.”
“The purpose of introducing an executive officer system is to separate business decision-making and oversight from business execution, and to delegate authority for executing business.”
“We expect that the launch of new applications using the Fire Emblem andAnimal Crossing IPs will expand our membership even more.”
“We are working to provide a high-quality experience optimized to smart devices.”
“We plan to greatly reduce the amount of Wii U systems produced and shipped for the fiscal year ending March 2017, compared to the fiscal year ended March 2016.”
“More than half of these downloads came from the American market.”
“Even after the start of the calendar year, the Splatoon series amiibo have continued to sell well, with sales approaching one million units in Japan alone.”
“The 13th Splatfest, held from April 23rd to the 24th in Japan, saw around 790,000 participants, a record number.”
“Nintendo platform titles hold the top nine spots, including two Wii U titles and seven Nintendo 3DS titles.”
“We are currently developing the NX, a game system based on a new concept, but we will not be touching on that concept or the product contents today.”
Through steady releases of apps, Nintendo aims to reach a first milestone of 100 million My Nintendo members worldwide.
A dual points-based rewards program with Platinum Points for perks and Gold Points for deals.
Digital versions of retail games excluded, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U DLCs are Nintendo’s top eShop downloads.
9.9 million amiibo figures have been shipped during this last quarter, a record for the new business.