Nintendo reportedly has a slate of ‘marquee’ games coming next fiscal year

A slate of games and new hardware are expected to propel the company further.

What you need to know

  • According to Bloomberg, Nintendo is aiming to exceed 250 million software sales next fiscal year.
  • These sales will reportedly be achieved by a combination of a new Nintendo Switch and “marquee game releases.”
  • The widely-rumored Nintendo Switch OLED revision has not yet been officially revealed.

According to a report from Bloomberg, Nintendo is aiming to reach “record software and Switch sales” through the upcoming fiscal year, ending March 2022. Per anonymous sources who spoke with Bloomberg, the plan is for the introduction a new Nintendo Switch with an OLED display to bolster sales alongside a “series of marquee game releases.”

As a result, software sales are expected are expected to exceed 250 million, well above the 205 million forecast for the current year.

Looking ahead into 2022, it’s currently unclear what these titles that’ll release next fiscal year will be. Several major upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive games do not have release windows, such as Bayonetta 3, sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Metroid Prime 4. Other games like Project Triangle Strategy and Splatoon 3 are tentatively dated for 2022 but without further specifics at the moment.

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