The newest forecast represents a 9 % fall in gross sales from the earlier monetary yr.
Japanese videogame maker Nintendo Co mentioned on Tuesday it expects to promote 21 million Swap video games consoles within the present monetary yr that began on April 1, a 9 % year-on-year fall.
Nintendo bought 23.06 million Swap consoles within the yr ended March. That in contrast with the 23 million models that the video games maker forecast in February.
Demand for the Swap has been boosted by the November launch of a mannequin with an OLED display however the upgraded machine stays in brief provide.
Nintendo, which is dependent upon in-house titles to drive video games gross sales, expects to promote 210 million models of software program this yr, in contrast with 235 million final yr.
The corporate has a robust pipeline regardless of the delay of the sequel to Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to spring 2023, with upcoming titles this yr together with Splatoon 3.
Nintendo’s shares have risen 5 % year-to-date and closed flat forward of earnings.