Nintendo Lost $623.4 Million In The First 9 Months of 2011
According to a report from Nintendo, the company saw a net loss of ¥48.3 billion ($623.4 million) for a nine month period ending in December 2011 and a full year loss of ¥65 billion ($840 million) now expected.
During the nine month period, Nintendo saw sales of 11.43 million 3DS units, with worldwide lifetime sales now eclipsing 15 million; software sales for the system were 28.04 million units, highlighted by Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7 selling over a million apiece. Estimates for the full year are 14 million 3DS units sold, down from 16 million despite the price cut.
Nintendo DS hardware were 4.64 million units during the first three-quarters of 2012, with 51.2 million games sold worldwide. The Wii console sold 8.96 million units and 89.06 million games with The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
- Entertainment Software Association
- Nintendo DS
- Nintendo Wii
- The Legend of Zelda