The company has also increased their prediction numbers for sales and profits.
Nintendo has announced its financial results for the nine months which ended on December 31, 2017. Not surprisingly, the company’s profits and sales have increased significantly over the previous year. The Switch continued selling very well throughout the holiday season . Titles for the console also performed exceptionally well with game like Super Mario Odyssey and Splatoon 2 selling very well.
Super Mario Odyssey has been a huge hit worldwide and has shipped a total of 9.07 million units globally. Additionally, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe shipped 7.33 million units while Splatoon 2 sold a total of 4.91 million units. The company also enjoyed success with other platforms such as the Nintendo 3DS and The Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition. With regards to smart-device business, the company has been performing well with the success of titles such as Super Mario Run and Fire Emblem Heroes.
Thanks to the great success enjoyed by the company in the past year, they have increased the predicted sales and profit numbers, with these numbers being substantially more than what was listed in the previous forecast.