Nintendo sold 17.79 million game consoles Switch. This is stated in the report for the fourth quarter of the financial year, which ended on March 31.
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From January to March, 2.93 million set-top boxes were sold in the world. Initially, Nintendo planned to implement 10 million new systems for the year, but the demand exceeded all expectations, and the company shipped more than 15 million Switch. And with 2.74 million consoles sold in March 2017, the total circulation is close to 18 million. Nintendo could already cross the mark, after all, today is the end of April.
As for the current fiscal year, the Japanese are not going to slow down and set themselves the goal of putting 20 million Nintendo Switch.
The most popular game for Switch was Super Mario Odyssey, whose total sales exceeded 10.41 million copies. In second place - Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (9.22 million), and closes the top three leaders of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (8.48 million).
This year, Nintendo will release several more Wii U game ports, including Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze (May 4) and Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (July 13). Of the company's new projects - Mario Tennis Aces (June 22) and a fighting game of the Super Smash Bros. series, which has not yet received an exact release date.
Sales of Nintendo 3DS systems for three months amounted to 540 thousand. The implementation of portable family prefixes reached 72.53 million units.
Sources: VentureBeat , Nintendo