Nintendo Announces Very Strong Financial Results & Updates Game Sales; Full-Year Forecast Increased

Today Nintendo announced its quarterly financial results for the period ended on December 31, 2020, and they're extremely strong.

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Today  Nintendo announced its quarterly financial results for the nine-month period ended on December 31, 2021.

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First of all, we learn that the console manufacturer’s results were extremely solid, recording a +37.3% increase year-on-year in sales and a massive +98.2% increase in operating profit year-on-year.

The percentage of sales outside of Japan was 77.6%

You can find all the relevant charts below.

The super-solid results prompted Nintendo to increase its full-year forecast for both sales and operating income by 14.3% and 24.4% respectively compared to the already-boosted forecast provided in November.

We learn that Animal Crossing: New Horizon has shipped 31.18 million units life-to-date, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has shipped 33.42 million units, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is at 21.45 million units, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is at 22.85 million units, Pokémon Sword & Shield is at 20.35 million units, and among newer releases, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity shipped 2.84 million units.

Mobile and IP income was 42.0 billion, up 13.8% year-on-year.

You can also find updated figures for all of Nintendo’s million sellers in the table in the gallery above, alongside estimated sell-in figures for many of them.

If you want to compare, you can read our article dedicated to the previous quarter and an update on Nintendo Switch shipments and estimated sell-through.

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Proud weeb hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long-standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality), MMORPGs, and visual novels are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans on Earth of the flight simulator genre.