Sales for Nintendo Co. Ltd.’s Nintendo Switch hardware ranked No. 1 in Japan in the latest sales data for the region.
Media Create Co. this week reported that the Nintendo Switch sold 37,500 units between Jan. 8 and Jan. 14 to rank as the No. 1 hardware for the week.
It sold 146,006 units the week prior.
Splatoon 2 ranked as the No. 2 software in the period selling 34,632 units for the week.
Nintendo recorded a $458.4 million profit in the second quarter due to strong sales for the Nintendo Switch.
Between Apr. to Sept. 2017, the company recorded net sales of $3.29 billion and operating income of $351 million.
To date, the Nintendo Switch has shipped 3.11M units in the U.S., 1.95M units in Japan and 2.56M units in other territories.
Nintendo increased the Switch shipment forecast to 14 million units from 10 million units through Mar. 2018. In addition, the Switch software shipment forecast increased to 50 million units from 35 million units.