Nintendo Switch Shipped 4.7 Million Units by June 2017
Nintendo provides an update on Switch, Wii U and 3DS shipments, and a projection for the end of the current fiscal year.
Nintendo announced today its financial results for the first quarter of the current fiscal year, and like every quarter, they updated the total number of consoles shipped to retailers.
You can check out the new figures below.
The Switch shipped 1.97 million units during the quarter (Between April 1st and June 30th), while 8.14 million software units found their way to retailers. On the 3DS front, shipments during the same period were 0.95 million units for hardware and 5.85 million units for software.
This means that the Nintendo Switch is sitting on 4.70 million units shipped by June 30th, 2017, and 13.60 million software units. The 3DS is at 67.08 million consoles shipped and 335.1 million games.
On top of sales, we also get an the prediction for the whole fiscal year, which remains the same compared to the one released in April. Nintendo still plans to have shipped a total of 12.74 million units by March 31st, 2018 (ten million units during the current fiscal year).
The outlook for 3DS sales has also been left untouched.
It’s worth keeping in mind that Nintendo Switch distribution has been hindered by severe supply constraints, meaning that the console would have probably console would have sold even more if given a stronger production and supply chain. This is likely to have been taken in account for full fiscal year projections as well.
Incidentally, a side effect of the supply constraints is that the number of units sold-through to customers is probably very close to the sold-in figures to retailers.
The Nintendo Switch launched on March 3rd, 2017, and shipped 2.74 million units by March 31st, 2017. If you want a deeper look on the financial performance of Nintendo as a whole, you can check out our dedicated article.