Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and ARMS have both sold well too.
Nintendo has just announced its financial report for the first half of the fiscal year which ended on September 30th. There has been a dramatic increase in net-profit forecast for the year, mostly attributed to the strong sales of the Switch console and its brilliant line-up of games.
Splatoon 2 has been popular across the world having shipped 3.61 million units worldwide. Games such as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and ARMS have also sold well. There has also been a large increase in profits from Nintendo’s ventures into smart devices. “During the six months ended September 30, 2017, for Nintendo Switch, Splatoon 2 released in July gained popularity both in Japan and overseas, with 3.61 million units sold globally. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and ARMS also both sold well after their releases in April and June, respectively. All told, the sales volume for the Nintendo Switch hardware and software during this period came to 4.89 million units and 22.02 million units respectively” the financial report states.
With big releases such as Super Mario Odyssey and upcoming releases such as Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Nintendo looks set to have a an excellent financial year