Nintendo just replaced its president with a Pokémon veteran

In terms of games, Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon sold 7.51 million units, while overall sales totalled 35.64 million units.

With series such as Fire Emblem, Metroid and Pokémon making their way to the console, it's unlikely that the company will be focusing on the Switch's successor any time soon. The 15.1 million figure just edges past its most recent prediction, which was 15 million.

On the games front, Super Mario Odyssey was the biggest seller at 10 million copies, followed by Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (nine million) and Splatoon 2 (six million.) The firm also revealed that it sold over five million of the SNES Classic Edition product, too. Newest earnings report shows that the company has sold 2.93 million Switch consoles in the past three months.

Since Nintendo's cardboard Labo platform just released, it's still unclear how well the experimental platform is selling. Furukawa was also involved with marketing and sales plans for the Switch, as well as working extensively in Europe, prior to his appointment as president of the company. The operating profit for the latest quarter was 21.1 billion yen, which exceeded the average projection of analysts for 20.2 billion yen.

"We will develop the company to its fullest", Furukawa said at a news conference (per Bloomberg). Months after the SNES Classic's release, the retro console revival remains hard to find on store shelves.

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Nintendo has announced a net profit of $1.27 billion, a 36.1 percent rise, according to a statement by the firm on Thursday. There are already 3 million more Switches in households than Wii Us and it has a much better reputation.

Nintendo Co. topped quarterly profit estimates as more people snapped up its Switch gaming machine, and announced a new president to take the helm of the game maker.

He also talked about bringing Nintendo out of status quo: "I grew up playing the Famicom and come from that generation".

Nintendo said on April 26 that it made a net profit of 140 billion yen ($1.28 billion) in the year ending March 31, a 36 percent increase on the previous year, as revenue more than doubled to almost 1.1 trillion yen.

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