Nintendo Switch No. 1; Super Smash Bros. Ultimate climbs in Japan sales


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Nintendo Co., Ltd.’s Nintendo Switch hardware ranked as the top hardware in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.

Media Create Co., Ltd. this week said the Nintendo Switch sold 68,666 units between Feb. 25 and Mar. 3 to rank as the No. 1 hardware for the week.

It sold 53,270 units the week prior.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate ranked as the No. 2 software selling 25,617 units for the week, an increase of 14 percent compared to the week prior.

In Q1, Nintendo recorded an operating profit of $272 million from $1.51 billion in revenue.

Between Apr. to June, the Nintendo Switch sold 1.88 million units.

In addition, it sold 17.96 million units of software in the period.

The company expects to sell 20 million Nintendo Switch units by the end of Mar. 2019.

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