Nintendo Switch No. 1; The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom holds 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 month said Nintendo Switch sales totaled 86,907 units to rank as the No. 1 hardware between May 15 and May 21.

The Nintendo Switch OLED Model sold 69,341 units, the Nintendo Switch sold 11,446 units and the Nintendo Switch Lite sold 5,858 units in the period.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom sold 247,689 units to rank at No. 1 in software in the period.

It ranked at No. 1 the week prior.

For the fiscal year between Apr. 2022 and Mar. 31, 2023, Nintendo sold 17.97 million Nintendo Switch units, down 22 percent from the year prior.

The hardware has sold 125.62 million units to date. Software sales totaled 213.96 million units to date.

Nintendo reported 1.6 trillion yen in revenue, down 5.5 percent from one year ago. Net profit totaled 432.7 billion yen, down nine percent year-over-year.

The company forecasts 15 million sold this fiscal year.

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