Nintendo predicts 2018 Switch shipments will hit 20 million
The Nintendo 3DS has seen strong sales too
Over 11 million copies of Super Mario Odyssey have been sold
The Nintendo Switch has sold 19.67 million units since its launch. Nintendo announced this figure during its quarterly earnings report. In addition to this, the Nintendo Switch game total sales stands at 86.93 million lifetime to date until June 2018. Switch aside, the Nintendo 3DS hardware sales sit at 72.89 million while 3DS game sales are at a colossal 367.84 million. Furthermore, Nintendo hasn't forgotten the Wii U whose console sales stand at 13.56 million while its software sold 102.28 million. Overall, net sales are up nine percent compared to last year at $1.513 billion with profits hitting $394.6 million, up a staggering 42 percent year-on-year.
In addition to this, Nintendo predicts it will ship 20 million Nintendo Switch consoles this fiscal year. The company also highlighted the games that have sold over a million units across all its platforms.
Nintendo Switch game sales
Super Mario Odyssey – 11.17 million Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 10.35 million Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 9.32 million Splatoon 2 – 6.76 million 1-2 Switch – 2.45 million ARMS – 2.01 million Kirby Star Allies – 1.89 million Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – 1.42 million Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – 1.40 million Mario Tennis Aces – 1.38 milion
Nintendo 3DS game sales
Mario Kart 7 – 17.21 million Pokemon X/Y – 16.31 million Pokemon Sun/Moon – 16.12 million Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire – 14.10 million New Super Mario Bros. 2 – 12.70 million Super Mario 3D Land – 12.12 million Animal Crossing: New Leaf – 11.78 million Super Smash Bros. for 3DS – 9.30 million Pokemon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon – 7.72 million Tomodachi Life – 6.25 million
Nintendo Wii U game sales Mario Kart 8 – 8.42 million Super Mario 3D World – 5.78 million New Super Mario Bros. U – 5.77 million Super Smash Bros. for Wii U – 5.34 million Nintendo Land – 5.19 million Splatoon – 4.93 million Super Mario Maker – 4.00 million New Super Luigi U – 3.03 million Zelda: Wind Waker HD – 2.26 million Mario Party 10 – 2.18 million
With the likes of Bayonetta 3, Super Smash Bros and other Nintendo titles on the way, the future of the Nintendo Switch seems to be robust for many a fan. How Nintendo plan to sustain momentum and engagement with live services and its much awaited online service though, remains to be seen.
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