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Nintendo Announces First-Quarter Financial Results

Nintendo today reported financial results for the first quarter (April 1ndash; June 30, 2013) of its fiscal year ending March 31, 2014 (FYE 14), including a return to positive results in both ordinary and net incomes, while operating losses were less than half versus the same period last year. No revisions were made to the previously announced annual financial or unit sales forecasts. Top-line results for the quarter as compared to the same period a year ago were as follows (in millions of yen):

Net Sales Operating Income Ordinary Income Net Income
Q1 FYE 14 (April 1ndash; June 30, 2013) 81,548 (4,924) 14,817 8,624
Q1 FYE 13 (April 1ndash; June 30, 2012) 84,813 (10,331) (29,781) (17,231)


While the first quarter of its fiscal year is historically a slow sales period, Nintendo was still able to achieve several notable milestones, including:

    <*>Sales of Nintendo 3DS hardware and software on a global basis increased by 12 percent and 10 percent, respectively, over Nintendorsquo;s last reported quarter (Jan. 1ndash; March 31, 2013). <*>On a lifetime basis, sales of Wii hardware and Nintendo 3DS software have now each exceeded 100 million units worldwide. <*>Revenue generated from downloadable digital content increased by nearly 150 percent over the same time frame last year.

Global unit sales, including lifetime totals, were as follows (millions of units):

Q1 FYE 14

(April 1ndash; June 30, 2013)

Nintendo DS Hardware Software* 0.06




Nintendo 3DS Hardware Software* 1.40




Wii Hardware Software* 0.21




Wii U Hardware Software* 0.16





*Q1 FYE 14 and LTD software unit sales include both standalone and bundled software.

*If Adobe Reader is unable to open the attached file, please click on the Adobe link below to download the Japanese version of the Asian Language pack.


To view an English translation of the complete financial results and other financial information, please visit http://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/en/index.html

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