Nintendo Switch No. 1; Pikmin 4 freezes 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 91,744 units to rank as the No. 1 hardware between Aug. 7 and Aug. 13.

The Nintendo Switch OLED Model sold 71,256 units, the Nintendo Switch sold 12,446 units and the Nintendo Switch Lite sold 8,042 units in the period.

Pikmin 4 sold 69,989 units to rank at No. 1 in software in the period.

In Q1, Nintendo reported revenue of $3.24 billion, up 50 percent from one year ago. Net profit totaled $1.26 billion, up 52 percent year-over-year.

For Q1, Nintendo sold 3.91 million Nintendo Switch units, up 13.9 percent from the year prior.

The hardware has sold 129.53 million units to date. Software sales totaled 1.08 billion units to date.

The company forecasts 15 million sold this fiscal year.

Mobile and IP-related revenue totaled $223 million, up 190 percent from the year prior due to the release of The Super Mario Bros. Movie.

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