Nintendo holds to Switch sales view despite demand

Nintendo Switch Shipped 4.7 Million Units by June 2017

The updated Switch sales numbers come from Nintendo's most recent quarterly earning report, which the company released overnight.

At E3 2017 last month, Nintendo finally gave gamers what many have been asking for, which is a Pokemon RPG that won't be exclusive to the company's handheld consoles.

Nintendo kicks off its new fiscal year with strong earnings in net sales, operating income, and total profits, solidifying the company's return as a major player in the games market. Nintendo could sell 15 million Nintendo Switch units or even more unit March 2018.

JAPANESE GAMING FIRM Nintendo has now sold 4.7 million Switch consoles since its arrival in March this year. It's a shame we can't see Splatoon 2's opening numbers quite yet, but in October we're sure they'll be looking great.

Nintendo still expects to sell 10 million by the end of the fiscal year.

The Switch is a new kind of machine for Nintendo, which allows for playing both at home and on-the-go. It does not take a masters degree in economics to figure out that Nintendo is extremely conservative with the Nintendo Switch sales forecast.

Breath Of The Wild on Switch current stands at 3.92 million sales, which is understandable as there were few other retail games of note available at the console's launch.

Everyone working at Nintendo will have a big smile on their face right now due to the successful launch of the Switch hybrid console. It's planning a worldwide release for Splatoon 2 this month and Super Mario Odyssey in October.

In terms of its other offerings, 3DS sold nearly a million units this quarter, and 5.85 million units of software (a 31% decrease on last year).

The console's success allowed Nintendo to generate ¥21.8 million yen in revenue, roughly $195 million Dollars, in the fiscal quarter.

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