Splatoon 2 hits stores on July 21
Ralph Mccoy | April 16, 2017, 1:32
Nintendo Co shares jumped as much as four percent after the company Nintendo-Switch-Fastest-Selling-Video-Game-System-Nintendo" target="_blank">said its new Switch console is off to a record-setting pace in the U.S. since its March 3 debut. "Looking ahead, we are excited to share more about our plans for Xbox One, including launching the world's most powerful console - Project Scorpio - alongside an incredible lineup of new Xbox One games".
Breath of the Wild is the fastest-selling Nintendo launch title ever and the fastest-selling Zelda title across its entire 30-year history.
Nintendo will provide a full accounting of worldwide Nintendo Switch sales, as well as other financial information, during its fiscal-year earnings release on April 27.
Some fans speculated that this could mean that Overkill might be working to fix the game now so that it would not have the same issues when Nintendo Switch version arrives.
The Wii U sold roughly 400,000 in its first week and close to 890,000 units in its first six weeks, even though its 2012 launch landed in the more holiday-friendly month of November. Nintendo believes that the most ardent collectors double-dipped on Breath of the Wild, buying one game to play and one game for their collections. We knew Switch sold well after its March 3 debut.
No, it's not the fastest selling game system in history. Or it may be attributed to imprecise data collection methods, or a continued shortage of Nintendo Switch consoles.
With more games set to arrive soon, including Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, ARMS, and Splatoon 2, there should be plenty of similarly prosperous months for the company ahead, so stay tuned for more.
"Nintendo always strives to offer consumers something fun, new and different".
The Nintendo Switch is selling fast and breaking records at Nintendo.