Nintendo Financials Reveal Strong 3DS Sales but Flagging Wii Consoles

Nintendo Financials Reveal Strong 3DS Sales but Flagging Wii Consoles

Nintendo has released the company’s latest financial report. On the amiibo front, 6.5 million amiibo figures and 6.6 million amiibo cards were sold during the nine-month period between April 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. For comparison, during the period ending December 31, 2015, Nintendo shifted some 20.5 million amiibo figures and 21.5 million amiibo cards. According to Nintendo, the reason for the sharp decline in amiibo sales is due to the lack of amiibo-supported software for the period. “Although the release of some new titles offering amiibo functionality restored some momentum, amiibo sales remained limited to 6.5 million units for figure-type and 6.6 million units for card-type,” writes Nintendo. “In addition, there were relatively fewer offerings of downloadable content during this period, so digital sales were also down to a large extent on the same period last year.” Continue reading…
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