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Nintendo Switch Sales Number Almost Hits 18 Million Units

Nintendo Switch Sales Number Almost Hits 18 Million Units

Shuntaro Furukawa, 46, a senior executive, is taking over as president from Tatsumi Kimishima. The company increased its dividend to JPY 590 per share from JPY 430 previous year and projected a further increase to JPY 690 in fiscal 2019. Time will tell if these numbers keep up, but we can now say for certain that the Switch has already exceeded many of Nintendo's past machines in terms of popularity.

"I grew up playing the Famicom and come from that generation", he said on Thursday. Furukawa-san, who you can see on the left in the image above, has promised to bring out the company's full potential while balancing Nintendo's traditions of being both original and flexible.

"Specifically, we released Nintendo Labo in April as an offering of a new way to play, and then we are slated to release Mario Tennis Aces in June, as well as the latest entry from the popular series, Super Smash Bros".

Overall, Nintendo and its partners sold 63.51 million Switch games in the first year.




Concise News gathered that the rise was due to the firm's Switch console, just as it noted that it would appoint a new president. The company exceeded its own goals by selling 15.1 million units in the period, and forecasts 20 million shipments in the current year to March 2019.

Furukawa comes across as thoughtful, very knowledgeable and quite well informed. "He may be the ideal person to fill the communication gap that exists between Nintendo and investors".

While the 3DS seems to be quickly becoming an afterthought for Nintendo, the aging handheld shipped just over half a million units over the last three months, bumping the year's total to a sizeable 6.40 million units.

Video game stories from other sites on the web. The revenue increased 116 percent to 1.06 trillion yen ($9.66 billion). Shibata, who has made regular appearances on Nintendo Direct streams and headed up the European division since 2000, is expected to take a new position in Japan on the company's board of directors.

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