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May 07

Nintendo Releases Consolidated Results for the Years Ended March 31, 2019 and 2020

Posted by Sunain | May 7th 2020 at 08:13 AM EDT
Tags: Press Release, Nintendo, Sales, Switch, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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Nintendo released its Consolidated Results for the Years Ended March 31, 2019 and 2020 on May 7th, 2020 and it revealed that Pokémon Sword and Shield have now sold a combined 17.37 million units.

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Nintendo's Consolidated Results for the Years Ended March 31, 2019 and 2020

For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, Nintendo Switch Lite launched in September as a compact, lightweight, and easy-to-carry dedicated handheld system, and Nintendo Switch performed very well without losing momentum, resulting in significant sales growth for the entire Nintendo Switch family. Looking at software, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield became big hits, posting sales of 17.37 million units, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons, released in March, sold 11.77 million units, which is now the best start ever for a Nintendo Switch title.

In addition, we plan to distribute The Isle of Armor for Pokémon Sword Expansion Pass and Pokémon Shield Expansion Pass by the end of June as the first-ever add-on content for the Pokémon series, and to follow that up with The Crown Tundrain the fall.

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Pokémon Sales as of March 31, 2020:

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield: 17.37 million
Pokémon X and Y: 16.45 million
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire: 14.27 million
Pokémon Sun and Moon: 16.18 million
Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon: 8.77 million
Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! & Let's Go, Eevee: 11.97 million

Source: https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/en/index.html

Article edited on 2020-05-07 08:26:55 by Sunain
Apr 09

Pokémon Sword and Shield - Mythical Pokémon Zarude's Signature Move - Jungle Healing

Posted by Sunain | April 9th 2020 at 10:32 AM EDT
Tags: Press Release, Nintendo, The Pokémon Company International, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo revealed the Mythical Pokémon Zarude’s signature move, Jungle Healing. High resolution artwork and screenshots from the press release have been added to an Imageboard thread.

MYTHICAL POKÉMON ZARUDE HAS A SIGNATURE MOVE

​​​​​​ Zarude is a Dark- and Grass-type Pokémon that can grow vines from the back of its neck, its wrists, and the soles of its feet at will.

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Name: Zarude
Category: Rogue Monkey Pokémon
Height: 5′11″
Weight: 154.3 lbs.
Type: Dark/Grass


Once Zarude reaches Lv. 90, it can learn Jungle Healing, a unique move only it can learn. In this Grass-type status move, the Pokémon wraps its vines around trees, absorbs their energy, and then releases that energy combined with its own. Healing power radiates around the area and heals both Zarude and its ally Pokémon—restoring their HP and curing them of any status conditions.

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Zarude is only available in the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games and can’t be encountered in regular gameplay. Having released in November 2019, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are the latest titles in the core Pokémon video game series and are available on Nintendo Switch™ systems.
Feb 11

Pokémon Sword and Shield Information and Picture Leaks Joint Statement

Posted by Sunain | February 11th 2020 at 05:16 PM EST
Tags: Press Release, Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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In a joint statement released today by Nintendo and The Pokémon Company, they announced that an employee for the Portuguese website FNintendo was responsible for posting information and pictures of Pokémon Sword and Shield to the Internet before its release date.

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Joint statement from Nintendo and The Pokémon Company

In early November, Nintendo identified a number of photographs taken from game play that revealed multiple new and unannounced Pokémon from Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. These photographs had been posted online and Nintendo, together with The Pokémon Company, quickly identified the person responsible for these leaks, and took immediate action. FNintendo also posted a statement regarding this issue.

These Pokémon were leaked by a reviewer for the Portuguese website FNintendo, who had received an early copy of the game for review purposes. Both he and FNintendo failed to handle confidential material, resulting in a clear breach of the confidentiality agreement between Nintendo and the media outlet. As a result, Nintendo will no longer work with FNintendo.

Nintendo will always protect its intellectual property and brands. Leaks hurt not just Nintendo, but the thousands of employees who work hard to bring games to market, and the millions of fans around the world who look forward to news and surprises.

To surprise and delight players through new experiences is a shared passion for Nintendo and The Pokémon Company. We will pursue all avenues to preserve surprises for players of future Pokémon titles.

FNintendo's statement

To our readers,

At the beginning of November, a series of off-screen photographs leaked multiple new and unannounced Pokémon from Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. We want to take this opportunity to openly admit to our readers that FNintendo was responsible for leaking some of these photos.

Nintendo offered us a copy of the game for review purposes, with clear embargo guidelines, to which we agreed. This copy was then sent to one of our reviewers, who leaked the information. Following the investigation, FNintendo severed its relationship with this reviewer.

Our relationship with Nintendo Portugal dates back 11 years, but our part in this leak is a clear breach of the confidentiality agreement between us, and, as a result, a total breach of trust with Nintendo. We recognise it is impermissible to break embargo guidelines and we failed to handle the review materials with sufficient care.

We fully respect Nintendo's decision to cancel the confidentiality agreement between our companies as a result of this breach of trust, and accept that we will no longer receive products from Nintendo, nor will we be invited to attend their events.

We want to apologise to Nintendo and The Pokémon Company, and to our readers for letting them down.

Source: https://fnintendo.net/article/13496-comunicado-do-fnintendo

Article edited on 2020-02-11 05:16:42 by Sunain
Jan 31

Nintendo Labo x Pokémon Quest - Kindergarten March 2020

Posted by Sunain | January 31st 2020 at 10:24 AM EST
Tags: Nintendo, Magazine, YouTube, Nintendo Switch, Pokémon Quest
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The March 2020 issue of the Kindergarten magazine (Yochien 幼稚園 2020年 03 月号) features Nintendo Labo x Pokémon Quest. Included in the magazine are cardboard cut-outs of Pikachu, Eievui and Fushigidane as well as a play set area. Those that have a Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo Labo Variety Kit can uses the JoyCons to move these Pokémon around. The magazine costs 990yen and will be available in Japan on February 1st, 2020. Images from the magazine have been added to an Imageboard thread.

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Magazine Details:

Kindergarten March 2020 (Yochien 幼稚園 2020年 03 月号)
Price: 990 yen
Release Date: February 1st, 2020
ISBN: 010090320
Includes: Nintendo Labo X Pokémon Quest
Publisher: Shogakugan

Source: https://sho.jp/youchien/47045

YouTube Clip - Nintendo Labo x Pokémon Quest - Kindergarten March 2020


Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGmvTwGoWuQ
Jan 30

Nintendo Earnings Release for the Nine-Month Period Ended December 2019

Posted by Sunain | January 30th 2020 at 08:32 AM EST
Tags: Press Release, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo, Sales, Nintendo Switch, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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Nintendo Earnings Release for the Nine-Month Period Ended December 2019

Nintendo presented their Earnings Release for the Nine-Month Period Ended December 2019 on January 30th, 2020. Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX will be released in March of 2020 and is expected to help keep the Nintendo Switch platform energized. Nintendo also revealed the current sales numbers for many of the current Pokémon titles.

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield: 16.06 million
Pokémon X and Y: 16.44 million
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire: 14.26 million
Pokémon Sun and Moon: 16.18 million
Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon: 8.70 million
Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! & Let's Go, Eevee: 11.76 million
Pokémon Diamond Version and Pearl Version: 17.67 million
Pokémon Black Version and White Version: 15.64 million
Pokémon HeartGold Version and SoulSilver Version: 12.72 million

Consolidated Operating Results

During the nine months ended December 31, 2019, Nintendo Switch Lite launched in September as a compact, lightweight, and easy-to-carry system dedicated to handheld gameplay, and Nintendo Switch performed well without losing momentum, resulting insignificant sales growth for the entire Nintendo Switch family that surpassed the same period in the last fiscal year. Software like Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield became huge hits, selling 16.06 million units, along side Luigi’s Mansion 3 and Super Mario Maker 2, both of which sold over 5 million units.

Regarding Nintendo Switch, we will continue to convey the appeal of both the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite hardware,and work to expand their installed base. In addition to Nintendo-published titles like Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore(January),Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX (March) and Animal Crossing: New Horizons(March), there are also a robust variety of appealing titles from other software publishers scheduled to be released. We will work to keep the platform energized by continuously introducing attractive new titles in addition to the popular titles already released.

Sources: https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/pdf/2020/200130e.pdf and https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/pdf/2020/200130_3e.pdf

Article edited on 2020-01-30 08:34:57 by Sunain
Dec 04

Nintendo Switch Sold Over 830,000 Units during Thanksgiving Week | 3 Million SwSh Sales in Americas

Posted by Sunain | December 4th 2019 at 05:18 PM EST
Tags: Press Release, Nintendo, Sales, Nintendo Switch, Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield
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Over Thanksgiving week (Nov. 24 to Nov. 30), the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite systems sold a combined total of more than 830,000 units in the U.S., according to internal data. This ranks as the single best week of U.S. sales in Nintendo Switch history. These results were bolstered in part by the recently introduced Nintendo Switch Lite system and a variety of Black Friday offers, such as a Nintendo Switch bundle that included a full game download of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game at no additional charge. Total sales of Nintendo Switch in the Americas have reached 17.5 million units.

“Whether shopping for the ideal gift or picking one up for yourself, the Nintendo Switch family of systems provides options that fit every play style.”

Additionally, Cyber Monday broke records as well, becoming the best one yet for Nintendo Switch.

“Holiday shoppers see the value of Nintendo Switch, which offers a vast library of games for every type of player,” said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Whether shopping for the ideal gift or picking one up for yourself, the Nintendo Switch family of systems provides options that fit every play style.”

In addition to hardware, Nintendo Switch software also sold well over Thanksgiving week. In only a few weeks since launch, the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield games have now sold a combined total of more than 3 million in the Americas. Other Nintendo Switch games also passed new life-to-date sales milestones in the Americas, including Mario Kart 8 Deluxe at 8.5 million, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at 8 million, Super Mario Odyssey at 6.5 million and New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe at 1.5 million.*

Article edited on 2019-12-04 05:19:50 by Sunain
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