Nintendo reported net sales of $ 1,513 billion for the first quarter, ending June 30, an increase of 9 percent from $ 1,386 billion in the same period a year ago. The result for the quarter was $ 394.6 million, an increase of 42 percent from $ 278.5 million the year before.
The Kyoto-Japan-based company said in the quarterly performance report that it has sold 19.67 million Nintendo Switch consoles to date and 86.9 million games. This means that sales have slowed since Nintendo had sold 17.79 million units as of 31 March. But the quarter in the quarter is usually a slow season.
By comparison, Nintendo 3DS has sold 72.9 million hardware units and 367.8 million games. And Wii U has sold 1
So far, the million-selling titles on Nintendo Switch included Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Mario Tennis Aces and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
For the coming quarter on the US market, Nintendo plans to launch the Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Vehicle Sets on September 14th, and it will debut Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Toma – The Golden Century on September 21st. Super Mario Party comes on October 5, Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Pokemon Let's Go Eevee will debut on November 16th and the most anticipated game, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, will debut on December 7th.
Deamon X Machina debuts in 2019, like Yoshi for the Nintendo switch. Nintendo still has no start date for Bayonetta 3 and Metroid Prime 4. Nintendo also has Pokemon roleplay that slated for late 2019, Four Emblems: Three Houses for Spring 2019 and Fitness Boxing for this winter.