Well Nintendo is still doing great

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Nintendo today published your financial statements for the nine month period ending December 31, 2019. Again, tThe company has released some truly astounding figures.

Net sales grew 37.3% year-over-year, while operating profit increased 98.2%, doubling last year’s results and reaching nearly $ 5 billion .

During the same period, Nintendo sold 24.1 million units of hardware, an increase of 35.8% year-over-year. Of that number, 16.77 million were Nintendo Switches, while 7.33 million were Switch Lite. In addition, Nintendo sold 176.1 million units of software during this period, an increase of 43% over last year.

The Nintendo Switch has now reached 79.87 million lifetime sales, surpassing the 75.94 million units of Nintendo 3DS.

The best selling games are Animal Crossing: New horizons to 19.41 million units, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe in 8.64 million units, Super Mario 3D All-Stars to 8.32 million units, Yes Ring-shaped adventure to 5.95 million units. In total, Nintendo has sold 29 million games, twenty of which are Nintendo titles!

Digital sales also rose 104.9%, which makes sense for everyone at home due to the pandemic.

Last August, Kotaku reported that Nintendo’s profits had increased by 400%. The financial year ends on March 31, so expect more impressive numbers from Mario and his friends.


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