For Nintendo Switch, titles released in the December quarter became major hits with record sales, which helped invigorate the platform. They are, Super Mario Party released in October, at 5.3 million units, Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! released in November, at 10 million units, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate released in December, at 12.08 million units.
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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 Nintendo Labo series overall reached 1.39 million units.
Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild make the Switch's top 3 at over 10, 9 and 8 million units sold respectively.
Mario Kart 7 at 17.04 million while Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon stand at 7.51 million units sold.
Nintendo Switch at 17.79 million units sold as of March 31, 2018.
Nintendo 3DS at 72.53 million units sold as of March 31, 2018.
Once again, Nintendo went above the forecast when it comes to money distributed to investors.
With Super Mario Odyssey at over 10 million, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 sold 1,310,000 units globally.
The results for this fiscal year show a very positive trend in global hardware sales for Nintendo Switch, which sold a total of 15.05 million units during this fiscal year.
"Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has sold 7.33 million units, and Splatoon 2 has sold 4.91 million units, bringing to 8 the total number of million-seller titles for this fiscal year including the titles of other software publishers."
"Download sales were increased in particular by Nintendo Switch software, pushing total download sales up to 22.8 billion yen (55% increase on a year-on-year basis)."
Splatoon 2 and Super Mario Odyssey as heavy hitters for the second half of the calendar year.
Arms as a million seller as of June 30, 2017.
Nintendo Switch at 2.74 million, and Nintendo 3DS at 66.12 million units as of March 31, 2017.
Breath of the Wild at 2.76 million sold on Nintendo Switch.
Pokémon Sun & Moon are just a million short of the Kalos region.
Pokémon Sun & Moon leading the pack at over 15 million sold.
Investors are bound to reap more money than expected with a 50 yen per share dividend increase over the original forecast.
The Switch was so successful, Nintendo had to save money from advertising in order to balance supply and demand.