Nintendo’s mobile games brought in $359.5 million in the last year

Overall revenue increased 116 per cent to $9.66 billion

Nintendo’s mobile games brought in $359.5 million in the last year

Nintendo’s mobile games brought in $359.5 million in combined sales over the past year.

According to the games giant’s financial report for the fiscal year ending March 31st 2018, the figure represented a 62 per cent year-on-year increase.

Nintendo also announced a new IP in partnership with CyberAgent called Dragalia Lost. It will launch later this year along with Mario Kart Tour, which is being developed as a part of the company’s existing partnership with DeNA.

Nintendo’s current roster of mobile games includes the Niantic developed AR title Pokemon GO and DeNA developed titles Super Mario Run, Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp.

Level up

Overall, Nintendo recorded a 505 per cent increase in operating profit with $1.62 billion made in the previous 12 months along with a revenue increase of 116 per cent, which equated to $9.66 billion.

The Nintendo Switch also enjoyed a productive year with $556.2 million made from digital sales, which represents an 87 per cent increase year-on-year.

Some of the platform’s most popular titles included Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Splatoon 2, which sold 10.41 million, 9.22 million and 6.02 million units respectively.

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Iain is a freelance writer based in Scotland with a penchant for indies and all things Nintendo. Alongside PocketGamer.Biz, he has also appeared in Kotaku, Rock Paper Shotgun, PCGamesN and VG24/7.


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