Nintendo Profits Fall 60%, 3DS 6.79M Units, Wii U 3.26M Units in 12 months - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 27 April 2016 / 6,962 Views
Nintendo in its latest fiscal results for the 12 month period ending March 31, 2016, revenue dropped by 8.2 percent to ¥504.5 billion ($4.5 billion). Profits fell by 60 percent to ¥16.5 billion ($149 million).
The Nintendo 3DS sold 6.79 million units during the fiscal year, while 3.26 million Wii U consoles were sold. 48.52 million games were sold in the 3DS and 27.36 million games were sold on the Wii U.
Here are software figures for hit titles:
- Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer - 3.04m units
- Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon - 1.22m units
- Splatoon - 4.27m Units
- Super Mario Maker - 3.52m Units
A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at email@example.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.