Nintendo Wii U Sold Units Total 10.73M, 3DS Reaches 54.34M

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It’s been slow goings for the Wii U, as of…well, since its release. Nintendo released their quarterly financial results for the last three months ending on September 30, 2015, detailing the wellbeing of the company proper as well as the statistics surrounding the hardware and software units sold to date.

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Over the past two quarters, the Nintendo Wii U sold 1.19 million consoles to retailers around the world, with over 700,000 units coming from the last three reported months alone. That brings the total Wii U hardware sales up to 10.73 million. In order for Nintendo to meet their projected fiscal year forecast for console, they will have to sell more than 2.2 million additional Wii U units from October 1st, 2015 until March 31st, 2016. Additionally, Wii U software totalled 12.37 million units over the past six months.

Concerning the Nintendo 3DS, sales are still positive, even if they have slowed over the past year. In help with the launch of the New Nintendo 3DS, the handheld device has sold 2.28 million units to retailers over the past six months, with roughly 1.37 million coming in the past three months. That brings the total amount of Nintendo 3DS consoles sold to 54.34 million, coming from various edition like the XL, New 3DS (XL) and even the Nintendo 2DS. 19.2 million software units were sold during the past six months, as well.

Most importantly, for the health of the present and future Nintendo, the company posted a net profit of $95.2 million, improving over their first quarter results. With the ongoing development, R&D plus rollout plans for future Nintendo console(s), it will be interesting to see how the company’s finances will reflect that going forward. No announcements or teases were made concerning Nintendo NX, so we’ll have to wait and see in the months ahead.


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