Nintendo has released their financial report for the 2021 fiscal year which ran from April 1 2021-March 31 2022. Hardware and software sales for the Nintendo Switch continued to be strong throughout the year however there was a slight decrease in net profits from the 2021 fiscal year, likely due factors like the COVID-19 pandemic affecting production, the age of the Nintendo Switch hardware, and the global computer chip shortage issues.
Here’s a breakdown of the figures:
Consolidated Financial Results for 2021-2022 Year
- Net Sales: ¥1,695.3 Billion ($13,008,204.98)
- Operating Profit: ¥592,760 Billion ($4,547,476,892.00)
- Ordinary Profit: ¥670,813 Billion ($5,146,276,092.10)
- Profit Attributable to Owners of Parent: ¥477,691 Billion ($3,664,702,044.70)
Consolidated Financial Forecast for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2023
- Net Sales: ¥1,600.0 Billion ($12,274,720.00)
- Operating Profit: ¥500.0 Billion ($3,835,850,000.00)
- Ordinary Profit: ¥480.0 Billion ($3,682,416,000.00)
- Profit Attributable to Owners of Parent: ¥340.0 Billion ($2,608,378,000.00)
- 21 million Switch units sold
- 210 million Switch software units sold
Nintendo Switch Hardware and Software Sales
- Total Hardware: 107.65 million units
- Total Software: 822.18 million units
- FY2022 Switch Hardware Sales: 23.06 million units (13.56 million Switch, 5.80 million OLED, 3.7 million Lite)
Nintendo 3DS Hardware and Software Sales
- Total Hardware: 75.94million units
- Total Software: 388.55million units
- Shortages of semiconductor components impacted hardware sales during the year resulting in a 20% decrease in hardware sales.
- 39 Nintendo Switch games sold over 1 million copies during to 2021-2022 fiscal year.
- Software sales grew by 1.8% to 235.07 million units, setting the record for the highest annual software sales for a Nintendo console.
- Digital sales saw a 4.5% increase from the previous year.
- The mobile sales decreased by 6.5% from the previous year.