Nintendo's Q2 FY2021 results have Pokemon Sword/Shield at 19.02 million units, Ring Fit Adventure at 5.84 million units
Nintendo has released its quarterly financials for Q2 of the 2021 fiscal year (July 2020 through September 2020), and we have gotten a few sales number updates on some Nintendo RPGs.
- The combined sales of Pokemon Sword & Pokemon Shield have reached 19.02 million (up from 18.22 million last quarter), which places the pair as the 5th best selling title on Nintendo Switch.
- Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition has sold 1.40 million units, a small increase from the 1.32 million sold as of last quarter.
- Lastly on the RPG front, Ring Fit Adventure has sold 5.84 million units. The exercise RPG had sold 4 million as of the end of July.
Outside of the RPG scope, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has now sold 26.04 million units (up from 22.4 million units last quarter.) For what it's worth, the best selling Nintendo Switch game is Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, currently sitting at 28.99 million units. The recent release of Super Mario 3D All-Stars has sold 5.2 million units.
Paper Mario: The Origami King has sold 2.82 million units. For reference, Paper Mario: Sticker Star sold 1.97 million units within its fiscal launch year, and Super Paper Mario sold 2.28 million units within its fiscal launch year. The NPD group previously detailed that Origami King had the best launch month in the US for the series, based on dollar sales.
Nintendo has also upped its forecasts for sales and profits for the fiscal year, based on prospects.