Nintendo Switch No. 1; Pokémon Brilliant Diamond / Shining Pearl defends No. 1 in Japan


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Nintendo Co., Ltd.’s Nintendo Switch ranked as the No. 1 hardware in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.

Famitsu this week said the Nintendo Switch OLED model sold 90,076 units, the Nintendo Switch 59,460 sold units, and the Nintendo Switch Lite sold 42,799 units between Dec. 6 and Dec. 12. Nintendo Switch sales totaled 192,335 units to rank as the No. 1 hardware for the week.

The hardware sold 203,742 units to rank at No. 1 the week prior.

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond / Shining Pearl sold 130,772 units to rank at No. 1 for the week.

For Q2 ending Sept. 30, Nintendo recorded a $1.93 billion operating profit, a decline of 24.5 percent amid a semiconductor shortage for the Nintendo Switch console.

Nintendo sold 3.83 million Nintendo Switch units in the quarter, down from 6.86 million one year ago. It has sold 92.87 million Nintendo Switch units to date.

It expects to sell 24 million units for the fiscal year ending Mar. 31, 2022.

Nintendo Switch software sales totaled 48 million units in Q2. It has sold 681 million Nintendo Switch software units to date.

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