Nintendo Switch passes 84m sold, as company records record profits

Nintendo’s 2020 was one for the record books. The company earned its best ever operating profit of $6bn, and its second-best year of revenue, at $16.6bn.

Nintendo Switch now sits at 84.59m consoles and 587.1m games sold. (By comparison, Wii, Nintendo’s top-selling home console, shifted 101m consoles. Wii U struggled to hit 14m.)

But Nintendo also expects a decline in profit and revenue for the current financial year, ending 31st March 2022, unable to match the same level of pandemic-boosted sales seen by Switch and its breakout success Animal Crossing: New Horizons over the past 12 months.

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