Nintendo Sales Soar With 2.74 Million Units Sold For Switch
Nintendo Switch is selling so well that Nintendo earnings for the hybrid console has yield them an extra billion dollars more compared to the previous year. Nintendo has managed to sell 2.74 million Switch consoles and 5.46 million units of Switch software since March.
Nintendo announced their operating profit of 178 billion yen ($1.6 billion) for the last quarter and sales of 750 billion yen ($6.7 billion) and an operating profit of 65 billion yen ($584 million) for the fiscal year.
The Kyoto-based company anticipated that they are able to sell another 10 million Switch consoles by March 2018. With the device selling out at multiple retailers, it’s very likely they could reach their ambitious sales target for the first quarter of 2018.
In a month, the hybrid video game device that works as both a console and a tablet, has sold more hardware than the Wii U in the first year. If you’re looking to purchase a Nintendo Switch, good news is that retailers are bringing in more Switches into the US and UK ahead of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe official launch on April 28th.