An additional 10 million Switch sales make up the company's forecast for the following year, a number which puts the Switch on comparable footing to first-year performances from the PlayStation 4 (14.4m) and Xbox One (10m.) in 2013/14. That's only five times the amount of Switch machines sold already. Nintendo has sold 2.76 million copies of Breath of the Wild for the Switch-which astute readers will notice is more than one copy per Switch.
It's believed that the game shifted more copies than its console as a result of people either buying a collector's edition ahead of the Switch's launch, or due to people buying copies of both the Switch and Wii U versions of the game.
On the portable front, 3DS game sales were strong, Nintendo said, specifically calling out Pokemon Sun and Moon, which have now combined to sell 15.44 million units.
The official numbers were released alongside Nintendo's full year financial report, which shows profits are up at the Japanese console maker.
Profit from a new console typically peaks a couple of years after launch when there is a wide choice of game titles.
Coming to the 3DS, game sales were still very strong with a stunning total of 55.08 million 3DS games sold. In the next financial year, however, Nintendo expects zero Wii U hardware sales - after all, it's now ceased production.
Nintendo CEO said repeatedly there are "more unannounced titles" that should boost Switch itself's sales.
During the previous fiscal year, which ended last month, Nintendo earned Yen24.3 billion from smartphone games, including "Super Mario Run" and "Fire Emblem Heroes", a game especially popular among hard-core, long-term fans. Furthermore, we expect the Switch tie ratio will be higher than in the Wii period.
Nintendo reported net sales of ¥489.1 billion, beating the company's own guidance, and net profit of ¥102.6 billion, representing a 10.7% year-over-year drop, but beating analysts' estimates of ¥93.6 billion. Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima also went on record earlier this year as stating that if comfort issues with prolonged play are resolved for VR, then the company "will do it". Contrast with the current fiscal year's operating profit of 29.4 billion yen.
As announced in the European Nintendo Direct, Dr. Kawashima's Devilish Brain Training is finally listed with a release date (28 July) for the region.
The photo shows Amber sitting beside Elon in a restaurant, and if you look closely you'll noticed a lipstick mark on Elon's face. And then Talulah filed for a second divorce in 2016, which was finalised in October.
They have the option to swipe right on Sudan's profile , and doing so sends a message featuring a link where users can donate. "It's never ever has been done in rhinos before", Richard Vigne, head of Ol Pejeta Conservancy , told the BBC.
Stockpiles expanded to 535.5 million barrels at the end of March, the highest in weekly data compiled by Bloomberg since 1982. United States petrol stocks posted a counter-seasonal build of 1.5-million barrels, because of rising refining activity.
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She told police that she didn't want to have sex with Conley and felt she could avoid that by agreeing to watch the other couple. Winston as her assailant, the police did not even attempt to interview him for almost two weeks and never obtained his DNA".
Most of Ms Mayer's payout is based on the 208 percent increase in Yahoo's stock price since she left Google for Yahoo in 2012. Dozens of lawsuits followed, and Verizon leveraged the scandal into a $350 million discount off the initial price for Yahoo.
Uber has an agreement with Dubai Roads and Transport Authority, including a joint study into pricing, routes, and people movement. Uber has been reeling from executive departures and accusations of sexual harassment at its workplace.
T-Mobile US Inc TMUS.O and Sprint Corp S.N also offered new unlimited promotions, and AT&T cut the price on its own plan. Updated full-year 2017 guidance including mid-sing-digit adjusted EPS growth and free cash flow of $18 billion.
Now, a series marked by ill feelings that went so far as Markieff Morris calling Millsap "a crybaby", is down to a best-of-three. Not to say that it's surprising that consistently losing to the same team or person could cause a player to be frustrated.
Texas House OKs 'sanctuary city' ban with tough jail penalty
On Tuesday, some said they have 20 amendments ready to go, while others said they're going to wait and see how the debate unfolds. San Antonio is not a sanctuary city , but if this becomes law, we will still have to abide the legislation or pay the price.
Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana
There's now a marginal risk for severe storms Tuesday evening, with the main threat being damaging winds and isolated large hail. Storms have exited Alabama this afternoon; most communities are enjoying a sunny sky with temperatures in the upper 70s.
Official estimate could upend Trump tax plan
The businessman pledged that the steps for his 100-day plan would be implemented when he won the vote to become president. Will he call for real tax reform or just tax cuts? In a more conventional presidency, this approach might work.
HSBC Reiterated Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) As 'Buy'
Ashmore Group plc presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 321.07 ($4.04). The stock of Headwaters Inc (NYSE:HW) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, January 28 by Canaccord Genuity.
Google targets 'fake news,' offensive search suggestions
Google is also changing the signals it uses to directly influence rankings, with an eye towards pushing low-quality content down. According to Google , the site sees searches in the trillions each year, with 15% of searches made each day being entirely new.