“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.
“We will maintain buzz about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and 1-2-Switch.”
3DS sales had a 10% year-on-year increase thanks to the synergistic effect of Pokémon Go on Pokémon franchise titles.
“The release of Pokémon Go led to increased sales of software in the Pokémon series and drove the 3DS family hardware sales growth.”
They really no longer mention the Wii U in their forecasts, even though it still has a few games on its way.
The one game that best justifies the Wii U ended up being Nintendo’s top seller for the full fiscal year.
New Super Mario Bros. sold 10,000 more units within the last quarter.
Wii Sports sold 60,000 more units within the last quarter.
Pokémon X/Y still is Nintendo 3DS’s best-selling software at 14.70 million units sold as of March 31, 2016.
Mario Kart 8 still is Wii U’s best-selling software at 7.50 million units sold as of March 31, 2016.
Nintendo DS hardware at 154.02 million units sold as of March 31, 2016.
Wii hardware still at 101.63 million units sold as of March 31, 2016.