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Newzoo: Pikmin 4 became top-grossing game on Switch in July, while Mario Kart 8 ranked 3rd in MAU
Newzoo has shared some data on the highest-grossing and most played games on Nintendo Switch for July 2023. Pikmin topped revenue charts, while Mario Kart 8 continued to show strong numbers even more than six years after launch.
Less than 10% of 200 new Nintendo Switch releases in any given month reach top 300 most downloaded games
Nintendo Switch is one of the most closed and mysterious platforms when it comes to the amount of sales data available. However, discoverability expert Simon Carless has tried to analyze the state of the platform and chances of finding success in this oversaturated market.
Metroid Dread to become highest-selling game in series, but it’s still nothing compared to other Nintendo blockbusters
Nintendo has disclosed new data on the sales of its games. While Mario Kart 8 and Animal Crossing continue to generate huge numbers as expected, Metroid Dread is on the way to becoming the biggest-selling title of the whole franchise.
New Nintendo Switch coming in October — with OLED screen but no 4K support
While some fans have been waiting for a new Nintendo Switch to support 4K content, the console’s new version is pretty much the same in terms of technologies being used. The biggest difference, however, is the larger and brighter OLED screen.
Super Rare Games’ George Perkins on publishing physical-only titles: “We can really de-risk the whole commercial element for developers”
George Perkins, Managing Director at Super Rare Games, discusses the new Super Rare Shorts label and how physical distribution can help smaller-scale games gain mass-market appeal.
? Nintendo Switch reportedly outsells Wii in Japan
According to Game Data Library, the Nintendo Switch has sold 12,801,240 units in Japan, surpassing the Wii’s 12,739,002 lifetime sales. It’s also worth mentioning that the Switch has been on the market for three years, while it took the Wii twice as long to clear 12,7 units sold.
Switch sells 52.5 million copies. Nintendo upgrades fiscal year forecast
Nintendo released its fiscal year forecast today. The company’s revenues are expected to reach $11.48 billion by March 31, which is more or less what the previous financial report predicted back in October. Its operating profit, however, is likely to hit $2.75 billion, up from the previously predicted $2.38 billion.