Nintendo Announces Semiannual Fiscal Year Financial Results

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NINTENDO ANNOUNCES SEMIANNUAL FISCAL YEAR FINANCIAL RESULTS 

Oct. 27, 2011

Nintendo today reported financial results for the first six months of its current fiscal year (through Sept. 30, 2011), and revised downward full-year financial and unit sales forecasts.

In total, the company shipped 9 million hardware units and more than 73 million software units during the half year. In addition, Nintendo revised its full-year unit global shipment forecasts as follows, compared with projections at the end of the previous fiscal quarter:

GLOBAL SHIPMENT FORECAST (millions of units)

Previous forecast
July 28, 2011

Revised forecast
Oct. 27, 2011

Nintendo DS Hardware

9

6

Software

65*

62**

Wii Hardware

12

12

Software

110*

100**

Nintendo 3DS Hardware

16

16

Software

70*

50**

During Q3 and through the rest of the fiscal year, Nintendo and third-party publishers will release several highly anticipated software titles that play exclusively on Nintendo platforms. First-party titles include The Legend of Zelda™: Skyward Sword for the Wii™ console, and Super Mario 3D Land™ and Mario Kart™ 7 for the Nintendo 3DS™ system.

*Forecast announced on July 28 includes units bundled in hardware sets during the June quarter. Forecast units during remainder of the fiscal year are standalone software only.

**Forecast announced on Oct. 27 includes units bundled in hardware sets during the half year. Forecast units during remainder of the fiscal year are standalone software only.

To view an English translation of the complete financial results and other financial information, please visit http://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/en/index.html.

[Nintendo PR]

 

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