The Nintendo of America have now revealed the official sales figures of the Nintendo Switch and the launch title “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild“. These figures, however, apply only to the American market.
The directors of Nintendo of America have now revealed in a press release the first official sales figures of the Nintendo Switch for the American market.
Successful console launch of the Nintendo story
As a result, the Nintendo Switch sold more than 906,000 units in March 2017. The Nintendo Wii U could at the time in the launch period 890,000 units set off. This applied however for a period of 41 days instead of the 29 days for the Nintendo switch. Thus, the Nintendo Switch is now also officially the most sold in America the fastest console of the Nintendo story.
In addition, the launch title “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” was also very well sold. The latest adventure of the long-lived series sold a total of 1.3 million copies in March. No more than 925,000 units on the Nintendo Switch. Nearly 460,000 copies were sold for the Nintendo Wii U.
“The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” is a 100% match rate on the Nintendo Switch. This leads the company to the fact that several players have bought two copies. So they would have hit the Limited Edition and bought a second copy to play. “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” is the fastest-selling Nintendo launch title ever, and the fastest-selling “The Legend of Zelda” series.
Demand still can not be met
“Nintendo always strives to offer the customer something fun, new and different,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, President and COO of Nintendo of America. “With the multiple gameplay and the innovative features of the Joy-Con controller, the Nintendo Switch offers unique experiences that people can share with everyone and share with everyone.”
However, Nintendo of America emphasizes once again that the supply volume can not yet match the high demand. Therefore, one is currently working hard to ensure that everyone can get a system. Last but not least, you will remember that “Mario Kart 8 Deluxe” will be released on April 28, 2017. In the summer “ARMS” and “Splatoon” will find the way to the Nintendo Switch.
The company wants to announce the global sales figures of the Nintendo Switch and other financial details on April 27, 2017. For then the revenue of the fiscal year will be revealed.