So far, the switch has sold more than 41 million systems worldwide, which was achieved in the context of a quarterly increase. In the six months ended September 30, 2019, Nintendo has sold 6.93 million system game consoles, of which 2.13 million systems were sold in the first quarter of 2019 and 4.8 million units were sold in the second quarter of 2019. As a result, the current lifetime sell of the switch is at 41.67, including the new Switch Lite handheld system, the 2017 base model, and a new switch version with increased battery life. Overall, hardware sales accounted for 53.2% of Nintendo’s total gaming platform sales, or about 214.961 billion yen, equivalent to $1.99 billion.
Nintendo is characterized by this amazing 125% jump in quarterly numbers compared to strong quarterly software sales, including first-party games such as Super Mario Maker 2 and Link Awakening. The most popular game sales in the second half of the year included: Super Mario Maker 2, sold 3.93 million Zelda: Link’s Awakening, sold 3.13 million Fire Emblem: three houses, sold 229 Million.
Nintendo expects to sell nearly 15 million switches this fiscal year, which will leave nearly 8 million systems in the next two quarters. For the company, it is not difficult to achieve sales of 4 million to 7 million switches during the holiday season. For the launch of Animal Crossing: New Horizon in 2020, the company will have to acquire a few more. Sales of millions of switches.
In 1889, Nintendo was founded in Kyoto, Japan. Initially, the company focused on producing the traditional Japanese playing card “Hanafuda”. Nintendo has been producing video game systems and games for more than 40 years, including GameBoy, Nintendo Entertainment Systems, Wii, and Nintendo 3DS Series systems.