Together with hardware sales, Nintendo has also offered an update with respect to its software during its most recent financial report. Here it is mentioned that during the last quarter 41,41 million software units were sold.
Although the 41.41 million software units sound quite positive, this is actually a 8.6% decrease compared to 45.29 million views during the same period of time last year. Regarding specific cases, it has been mentioned that nintendo switch sports and Mario Strikers: Battle Legue, games that reached the market during this quarter, managed to sell 4.84 million and 1.91 million units respectively.
For its part, kirby and the Forgotten Land added 1.88 million units, which positions it above four million . This means that this number was reached in just 15 weeks, a new record for the series that celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2022. Together with this, it has been mentioned that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe added 1.48 million units more to its already High number of sales, this as a result of the first wave of DLC for this title.
Regarding the future of the company, games like Advance Wars Re-Boot Camp 1+2_ and meter Prime 4 They are still without a release date , while the sequel to breath of the Wild has a tentative launch for the spring of 2023 In related issues, these are the company’s hardware sales.
Despite all the complaints they received Nintendo Switch Sports and Mario Strikers: Battle League, at the end of the day, it is the sales numbers that matter, and these were quite high for the quarter. It will be interesting to see how they will go in the future.