Nintendos switch sales performance 20%compared to the previous year ↓

Nintendo’s 2.3Q console device ‘switch’ sales decreased 20% year-on-year. This is because the issue of global semiconductor supply chain has not been resolved. On the other hand, software earnings following the launch of the new game have rebounded in the second half.

According to foreign media reports such as CNET on the 8th, Nintendo sold 668 million switch consoles in the second and third quarter of this year. This is a 19.32% decrease from 8.28 million units in the same period last year.

In August, Nintendo said, Hardware due to global semiconductor supply challenges due to global semiconductor supply problem issues, said Nintendo, the second quarter (April 1-June 30), to 343 million units, down 22.9% from the same period last year. The shipment volume has decreased.

Nintendo predicted that in the second half of this year, the issue of partial supply chain will improve gradually, but the global semiconductor supply chain problem has been affected in the second half of the first half.

As a result, the market is also lowering Nintendo’s earnings consensus. Recently, financial information firm Definitive conducted a survey of 21 market experts, and found that they lowered the consensus of switch sales for Nintendo’s business year from 21 million units to 19 million units from 21 million units to 19 million units.

Software earnings, which were concerned with the sluggish console sales, rebounded in the second half.

Nintendo said that Platoon 3, which was released in early September, recorded 3.45 million sales in Japan in three days, recorded the highest sales. On November 18, the new game Pokémon Scarlet, Violet is expected to help Nintendo’s software earnings.

Meanwhile, in the second quarter, Nintendo game contents, which achieved millions of Million sellers, showed sluggishness of Mario cat 8. This is contrary to the fact that more than nine game contents, including two third-party game companies in the first quarter, recorded Million sellers.