Nintendo has ambitious plans for next year. The gaming company plans to ship around 25-30 million Switch units the next fiscal year. This means that from the beginning April 2018 Nintendo will have to ship As many as 2.5 million units per month in other words, up from the current pace of around 2 million.
So far Nintendo has shipped around 17 million consoles since it’s launch in March, this means that by April 2019 Nintendo’ shipments should reach around 42 to 47 million. In comparison, it’s a huge number compared to Nintendo’s previous Wii U console which only managed to ship 14 million units Wii U shifted.
In comparison, the PS4 has shipped 67.5 million units since it’s launch back in 2013, Nintendo plans to outpace this by reaching more units shipped in less than half the time it took for Sony to reach that number.
Is it a possibility, or do you think Nintendo may be a little bit over-ambitious? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
In other Nintendo news, a fellow writer gave their first impressions of the anticipated DOOM port for Switch, check out his thoughts, here.
‘Earlier this year, Bethesda revealed that a handful of third-party titles would be heading over to the hybrid console, the Nintendo Switch. The lineup of games include titles such as Doom, Skyrim, and the recently released Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. At first, I was doubtful about some of these titles being ported onto the Nintendo Switch.’