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Nintendo Sold 2.74 Million Switch Consoles As Of March 31st

Nintendo’s most recent fiscal year ended on March 31, 2017, but it was just today that its consolidated financial statements for said fiscal year were published. In it, a number of previously-unknown numbers were revealed. A few of those numbers are as follows.

  • Nintendo has sold a total of 2.74 million Switch consoles worldwide.
  • Somehow, a total of 2.76 million copies of the Nintendo Switch version of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild have been sold.
  • A total of 3.84 million copies of Breath of the Wild have been sold in total, including the Wii U version.
  • Breath of the Wild accounts for just over half of all Switch software sales, with software sales totaling 5.46 million units.
  • A total of 15.44 million copies of Pokemon Sun and Moon have been sold. It is said that Pokemon GO had an impact on the sales of other Pokemon games.

You can find the full report here.

Matt Chelen

Matt has been playing games for as long as he can remember. He got into games journalism during college.


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