The Nintendo Switch has Sold 61.44 Million Units Worldwide, Animal Crossing Sold 22.4 Million Copies in Latest Quarter Report
Nintendo recently released its first quarter earnings report for the months that ended in June 30, 2020. In this report, it was noted the company has 5.68 million Switch units in this quarter alone. This is an 166.6% increase compared to the same quarter of 2019.
Overall, the company has sold a total of 61.44 million Switch units worldwide. Aside from the physical units, they have successfully sold 50.43 million game software units in the quarter. Making this a 123% increase from the same quarter of last year.
In the case of the games, it was Animal Crossing: New Horizons that had the most number of copies sold in the quarter totaling to 22.40 million worldwide. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sold 1.97 million copies in the quarter while Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition sold 1.32 million copies since its release last May. The report also revealed that Ring Fit Adventure sold 4.0 million copies as of the end of July. The sales of Ring Fit are recovering this due to the increase production and shipping.
Previously, there has been a slowdown on the companies production and shipping for both the units and the software due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
About Animal Crossing: New Horizons (as Described by Nintendo)
Escape to a deserted island and create your own paradise as you explore, create, and customize in the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game. Your island getaway has a wealth of natural resources that can be used to craft everything from tools to creature comforts. You can hunt down insects at the crack of dawn, decorate your paradise throughout the day, or enjoy sunset on the beach while fishing in the ocean. The time of day and season match real life, so each day on your island is a chance to check in and find new surprises all year round.
Show off your island utopia to family and friends—or pack your bags and visit theirs. Whether playing online* or with others beside you**, island living is even better when you can share it. Even without hopping on a flight, you’ll meet a cast of charming animal residents bursting with personality. Friendly faces like Tom Nook and Isabelle will lend their services and happily help you grow your budding community. Escape to your island getaway—however, whenever, and wherever you want.
About Ring Fit Adventure (as Described by Nintendo)
Traverse grass-swept plains by jogging in place, attack enemies with overhead shoulder presses, and refill your health meter by striking some yoga poses. Two new accessories, the Ring-Con™ and Leg Strap, measure your real-world actions and help turn them into in-game movements. With additional minigames and customizable workout routines, Ring Fit Adventure is great escape for players of all skill levels and schedules.
In Adventure mode, defeat enemies with attacks based on real-world exercises as you traverse more than 100 levels in over 20 worlds. As you work through each level (and possibly work up a sweat), you’ll earn experience points. Between fights, you may encounter some unusual methods of transportation such as squat-powered launch pads. Then, pass around the Ring-Con and leg strap accessories and select from a few minigames: break boxes with gusts of air, craft pottery using squats, and more.
About Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition (as described by Nintendo)
Join the fight between man and machine in the definitive edition of this critically-acclaimed RPG
Discover the origins of Shulk as he and his companions clash against a seemingly-unstoppable mechanical menace. Wield a future-seeing blade, chain together attacks, and carefully position your party members in strategic, real-time combat as you journey across a massive world, only on the Nintendo Switch™ system.
About Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (As Described by Nintendo)
Race and battle your friends in thedefinitive version of Mario Kart 8.
Hit the road with the definitive version of Mario Kart 8 and play anytime, anywhere! Race your friends or battle them in a revised battle mode on new and returning battle courses. Play locally in up to 4-player multiplayer in 1080p while playing in TV Mode. Every track from the Wii U version, including DLC, makes a glorious return. Plus, the Inklings appear as all-new guest characters, along with returning favorites, such as King Boo, Dry Bones, and Bowser Jr.!
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