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Nintendo’s 2018 fiscal year financial results briefing is about to begin. Just like last time, analyst David Gibson is attending the event, and intends to share any notable information while it’s going on. We’ll be rounding up the various tidbits below.

Katana Zero has sold over 100,000 copies in its first week, developer Askiisoft has announced. That number applies to data across all platforms. Devolver Digital said a short while ago that Katana Zero is its second fastest selling Switch title.

Players can look forward to more content for the game in the future. Askiisoft is working on the first free DLC, and a speedrun mode is in the works.

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Katana Zero has become Devolver Digital’s second fastest selling Switch game, the company announced. It only trails Enter the Gungeon in popularity. At this time, specific sales data has not been provided.

Devolver Digital also announced last week that Katana Zero had become its most pre-ordered Switch game to date.

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This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:

01./01. [PS4] Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain (D3Publisher) {2019.04.11} (¥7.800) – 12.923 / 68.496 <80-100%> (-77%)
02./00. [PS4] Langrisser I & II # (Kadokawa Games) {2019.04.18} (¥6.800) – 11.902 / NEW <80-100%>
03./06. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7.200) – 11.080 / 3.029.577 <80-100%> (-2%)
04./02. [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit # (Nintendo) {2019.04.12} (¥7.980) – 9.074 / 35.708 <40-60%> (-66%)
05./05. [NSW] Yoshi’s Crafted World (Nintendo) {2019.03.29} (¥5.980) – 9.061 / 100.733 <60-80%> (-31%)
06./00. [NSW] Langrisser I & II # (Kadokawa Games) {2019.04.18} (¥6.800) – 9.031 / NEW <60-80%>
07./08. [NSW] Minecraft # (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) – 8.532 / 737.500 <80-100%> (-6%)
08./04. [NSW] Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.04.04} (¥6.800) – 8.161 / 93.283 <60-80%> (-42%)
09./07. [PS4] Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (From Software) {2019.03.22} (¥7.600) – 7.654 / 231.649 <80-100%> (-31%)
10./09. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo) {2019.01.11} (¥5.980) – 7.299 / 575.844 <80-100%> (-14%)

Switch has now outsold the N64

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Nintendo’s latest financial results reveal another major sales milestone for Switch. Through March 31, the system has sold 34.74 million units. That puts it above the N64, which sold 32.93 units in total.

If you’re curious as to what lies ahead, the SNES sold 49.10 million units. Further down the road, the original NES sold 61.91 million units.

Thanks to Nintendo’s latest financial results, we’re able to get a look at the company’s latest million sellers. There are a few new entries this time around, including New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe and Yoshi’s Crafted World which are at 3.31 million and 1.11 million units respectively.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is still the best seller at 16.69 million. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate continues to sell, and is now at 13.81 million copies worldwide.

Here’s the full lineup:

Today, Nintendo announced its financial results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019. We’ll be rounding up all of the important pieces of information below.

A bit of extra information has surfaced stemming from the latest NPD report. Shared by analyst Mat Piscatella, we now have a ranking of the top five best-selling Switch games life-to-date in the United States.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe takes the top spot. Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Super Mario Odyssey, and Super Mario Party round out the list.

If you’re wondering why Pokemon: Let’s Go isn’t on the list, they’re hurt a bit since the Pikachu and Eevee versions are counted separately. There’s a good chance they’d make the list if combined.

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Switch has reached a new milestone in Japan. For the week of April 15, the console sold another 40,338 units. That puts it at 8 million units total in the region.

Switch has sold more this year than last year in Japan from a year-to-date respective. In 2019 so far, 1,110,512 systems have been sold. 772,632 units were sold through the first four months of 2018.

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The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows: