Nintendo expects to ship 4M 3DS in fiscal year

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  1. Terminator02

    Terminator02 ヽ( 。 ヮ゚)ノ

    Apr 10, 2010
    United States
    Somewhere near monkat
    On the same day it revealed the Japanese price and release date for the 3DS, Nintendo also cut its profit forecast by half for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011. The company previously projected a net income of ¥200 billion ($2.39 billion), but now expects to bring in about ¥90 billion ($1.08 billion). In the previous fiscal year, the company added ¥230 billion (about $2.45 billion) to its money bin.

    Nintendo claims the radical shift is due to stronger-than-expected yen appreciation, current sales, the sales outlook for the 2010 holiday, and the "decided release conditions for the Nintendo 3DS." Despite lowering overall DS hardware and software sales (of which the 3DS is a part) for the fiscal year, Nintendo expects to ship 4 million 3DS units by March 2011, along with 15 million games.[/p]
    [​IMG] Source (Joystiq)
  2. johncenafan427

    johncenafan427 GBAtemp Fan

    May 11, 2010
    United States
    Troy, Michigan
    they'll sell out so quick.
  3. Hop2089

    Hop2089 Cute>Hot

    Jan 31, 2008
    United States
    It doesn't print money, it creates a bank.

    It's most likely going to be 8 million knowing Nintendo.
  4. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my's over 9000!!!

    Nov 17, 2008
    shit i better find somewhere online where i can pre-order one soon
  5. Slyakin

    Slyakin See ya suckers

    Oct 15, 2008
    United States
    Soviet Slyakin

    Nintendo just set their standards WAYYYY too low.

    I estimate a profit of 3 billion. At the least. [​IMG]
  6. Gman 101

    Gman 101 GBAtemp Fan

    Sep 7, 2007
    Karkand & Mashtuur City
    If China decides to destroy the yen, then maybe their profits will collapse. Would be interesting to see what happens if they decide to keep buying government bonds to appreciate the yen further.
  7. Fluto

    Fluto A potato in disguise

    Apr 17, 2009
    The Moon
    lol i just more people to buy it for tag mode

    o now i get it people in japan walk and ride bikes a lot more than we do so this is why tag mode is good for them
  8. thebigboss14

    thebigboss14 GBAtemp Fan

    Jun 20, 2008
    United States
    3DS Galaxy, Planet Zelda
    Wow it sounds like a pretty hard year for Nintendo but let just see how it goes.
  9. Anakir

    Anakir Project: Melee

    Dec 20, 2006
    it's all a marketing strategy so they create hype when it's all gone from the shelves. they want to create a Christmas during march. once it's all gone from the shelves, people will just want more.

    my assumption at least.
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