01 February, 2018, 00:56 | Author: Darren Santiago
Sales have exceeded initial estimates, on track to beat the lifetime numbers of its predecessor Wii U, leaving suppliers scrambling for parts.
To put it all simply, the Nintendo Switch is doing great, everything is doing OK as well, and Nintendo are enjoying the good times once more.
The runaway success that is the Nintendo Switch sold more units in nine months than the Wii U was able to in more than four years, and Switch owners don't seem content to allow their shiny new consoles to sit unplayed collecting dust.
These stellar sales saw Nintendo announce third quarter revenues of ¥482.97bn yen (£3.13bn), trumping analyst expectations and making a 177 per cent year-on-year rise. Switch sales show absolutely no sign of slowing down, and the company is predicting that it will surpass the current levels of success, with 20 million sales in the next fiscal year. The company reconfirmed that a new Pokemon game would be released for Switch "in 2018 or later".
The company has sold 14.86 million Switch consoles since launch, after one of its best holiday seasons in years, during which 7.23 million units alone were sold.
The Switch, released in March 2017, flew off shelves at home and overseas through the critical year-end shopping season.
The Kyoto-based video game giant said it now expects annual net profit of 120 billion yen ($1.1 billion), a 41.2% rise from a forecast last October when it almost doubled its previous net profit projection.
Nintendo's Super Mario Odessey has crossed 9 million units in sales.
That already exceeds sales of 13.56 million consoles for the Wii U that was on the market from late 2012 through 2017. Nintendo's latest hardware was hard to find on shelves a year ago, and was the best-selling console for a majority of the months after launch.
No decision has been made on heeding Turkey's public requests to move the troops, who are prepared to fight, the Pentagon says. Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu reported yesterday that two villages in the Afrin region had been "cleared" of the YPG.
It test-fired three intercontinental ballistic missiles and conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test a year ago . North and South Korea remain technically at war after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce rather than a peace treaty.
LG just announced that the phones will be coming in new colors like "Moroccan Blue", "Lavender Violet" and " Raspberry Rose ". The smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 435 processor teamed u with 3GB RAM and 32GB of expandable internal storage space.
When a lunar eclipse happens, the moon appears to darken as it moves into Earth's shadow, which is called the umbra. Supermoons occur when the full moon is at the closest point of its orbit to the Earth - its perigee .
There's not enough details to pinpoint troop movement in areas like the Middle East but they have been encouraged to use FitBit. The Post provides the example of Iraq and Syria , areas with limited data available based on user-uploaded files.
At the United Nations in September, Trump vowed to " totally destroy" North Korea if it launches an attack on the United States. Cha is the Korea chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington .
In a year when the nominees were more eclectic and adventurous, the safe bets prevailed at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. Other notable winners included Chris Stapleton for Best Country Album; the HBO documentary "The Defiant Ones" about Dr.
Authorities on Monday announced charges against eight people, some of whom had been employed by HSBC, Deutsche Bank and UBS. Deutsche Bank was fined $30 million (?24 million), while UBS agreed to pay $15 million and HSBC took a $1.6 million hit.
The White House has spent weeks crafting the State of the Union speech, seeking input from Cabinet heads and agency leaders. Trump say at the State of the Union? Trump's demeanor on Tuesday night will matter as much - or more than - his words.
Alexa loses her voice?
The feature is available only to the US users right now, but I am expecting a broader roll-out in the coming months. However, at that point, the feature was only available for Alexa's ecosystem, and not other devices outside of it.
Duminy expects run-fest in India ODI series
A testimony to the competition between them in Test cricket was the recently concluded three-match series which was keenly fought. South Africa are without AB de Villiers for the first three One-Day Internationals against India due to a finger injury.
[RUMOR] Apple is expanding iPhone X lineup
Increased output, coupled with decreased iPhone X-related demand, could cause NAND prices to slide further. The speculation is that the 6.1 inch phone will essentially be a scaled down iPhone X.
Cleveland Indians Are Phasing Out Chief Wahoo Logo
Despite the forthcoming removal of Chief Wahoo , there has been no discussion over a name-change for the Cleveland Indians . They're not going to have the Chief Wahoo police, so anybody can wear anything they want when coming to the park.