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Animal Crossing Boosts Nintendo Switch Sales Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

At one point a few weeks ago, it seemed like almost everyone was playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons for Nintendo Switch, at least anecdotally. Nintendo's latest earnings report for the April-June quarter confirms New Horizons drove significant sales during the quarter, resulting in operating profit that increased 428 percent year-over-year to 145 billion yen (approximately $ 1.8 billion CAD) at $ 357 billion yen (approximately $ 4.5 billion CAD) in income. Additionally, in total, Nintendo has shipped 61.44 million Switch consoles, despite the shortage of Switch and Switch Lite during the early days of the pandemic. This makes total system sales just 470,000 units below the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), but still well behind the 101.63 million Wii. About Animal Crossing: N...