15 million copies sold in 2017, Nintendo multiplies its profits by 4

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The Nintendo Switch sold about 15 million copies in 2017. In less than a year, it has already done better than the Wii U in five. The incredible success of the hybrid console allows the Japanese giant to achieve a turnover of 6.4 billion euros over the last nine months of the year, up 175.5% over 2016. Better , his profits were even multiplied by 4 over the period. The Nintendo Switch is a real card: it has passed to 14.86 million copies throughout the year 2017, exceeding in just over nine months the figures of the Wii U in five years. And the goals of the Japanese manufacturer are even more ambitious since it counts on a forecast of 20 million consoles sold in fiscal year 2018-2019.
Nintendo Switch: Better sales in 9 months than Wii U in 5 years
47 million Switch games were also sold until December 31, 2017. Super Mario Odyssey sold 9.07 million copies, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 7.3 million, Splatoon 2 4.91 million and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild at 6.7 million units. Together, they represent more than half of the games sold on the console!
The Switch allows Nintendo to achieve an exceptional 2017 year. Over the last 9 months, it achieved a turnover of approximately 6.4 billion euros, an increase of 175.5% compared to the same period the previous year. The profits over the last three quarters of the year exploded between 2016 and 2017: they were multiplied by 4. With the release of its Nintendo Lab and the arrival of the Nintendo Switch Online, the company has not finished capitalize on its hybrid console. The Kyoto firm aims for a turnover of 7.4 billion euros in its fiscal year (April 2017-April 2017), more than the 7.1 billion forecast recently announced. It aims for a profit of 1.18 billion euros, while it aimed "only" 890 million euros to the latest news. The value of Nintendo is estimated at just under 40 billion euros, twice more than 12 months ago.

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