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Nintendo sells 4.7 million Switch consoles

Nintendo sells 4.7 million Switch consoles

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Gamebedrijf Nintendo has a total of 4.7 million copies of the console Switch sold.

That the company has disclosed in its most recent quarterly results (pdf).

About 1.12 million of the game consoles were sold in Japan. That there were in the United States to 1.95 million. The other 1,63 million Switch-consoles in other regions sold, including Europe.

At the end of march, said the company, that there are 2.74 million Switch consoles over the counter were gone. That means that, in the past three months, 2 million copies have been sold.

The Switch is since its introduction limited available. Analysts think, therefore, that there are also fewer copies are sold than there was possible.

Mario Kart

According to Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild still the best-selling Switch-game, with 3,92 copies sold.

The more recent Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is now 3.54 million times sold. The games 1-2-Switch and ARMS went respectively from 1.22 million and 1,18 million times over the counter.

Net profit

Nintendo has in the past quarter a net profit of 21.8 billion yen, made, converted to 168 million euros. A big difference with a year earlier, when there is a loss of 24,53 million yen was booked.

Nintendo wrong last year, in heavy weather, because the Wii U game console badly sold.

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