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author: Marcin Przala

Nintendo Doing Well. Impressive Sales of Super Mario Bros. Wonder and New Zelda

Nintendo has released its financial statement for the third quarter of fiscal year 2024. The giant from Kyoto is doing extremely well, as evidenced by the frenzied sales of games from the Japanese camp.

Source: Nintendo.
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Nintendo has released its fiscal 2024 third quarter results. Despite the lack of a debut of new technology in the form of Switch 2, the Japanese giant is still doing great.

Nintendo's consolidated revenue for the current fiscal year amounted to 1.39 trillion yen (approx. $9.4 billion), which means an almost 8% increase compared to last year. Thus, the Japanese company achieved an operating profit of 464.4 billion yen (approx. $3.1 billion).

During the period in question, digital sales especially skyrocketed (an increase of 11.7% year-on-year) and the "mobile/IP" segment, which gained thanks to the premiere of The Super Mario Bros. Movie.

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Switch on its way to topple DS

On the occasion of the report's publication, we learned the latest data on Switch sales. In the last 9 months, Nintendo hardware has sold 13.74 million units, which means that the total sales of the device are already 139.36 million units (when taking into consideration Switch, Switch OLED, and Switch Lite). The Japanese console is therefore close to beating the DS's score (154.02 million).

Additionally, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa assured that Switch will remain the main driving force of the Japanese company in 2024.

To confirm these words, we received a graphic (below), presenting the upcoming publishing plans of the giant from Kyoto. There we can read about the imminent release of Mario vs. Donkey Kong and Princess Peach: Showtime games.

Nintendo Doing Well. Impressive Sales of Super Mario Bros. Wonder and New Zelda - picture #1
The upcoming publishing plans of Big N. Source: Nintendo.

Nintendo - impressive game sales

According to the report, the Japanese have already sold over 1.2 billion copies of Switch games. The data presented below includes the total sales of only the biggest titles since their debut on the market.

Marcin Przała

Marcin Przała

Graduate of Journalism and Social Communication at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow. He has been interested in games from an early age, and Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and Dragon Age: Origins hold a special place in his heart. His passion for electronic entertainment led to the phenomenon of immersion becoming the subject of his bachelor's thesis. Today, above all, a fan of soulslike and classic RPGs. Besides games, he likes dark fantasy literature, and for many years he has been eagerly following the English Premier League, where his beloved club - Chelsea - plays.

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