As a part of Ubisoft’s newest earnings report at the moment, the corporate shared a slide that exhibits a breakdown of sport gross sales by platform. As you’d count on, PlayStation four leads the way in which, holding a 31 % share for the newest interval.
What may be extra shocking is the fast rise of the Nintendo Switch. Switch gross sales accounted for 19 % of complete sport income for Ubisoft throughout the interval, which is only one share level behind the Xbox One at 20 %. This is notable partially as a result of the Xbox One has been in the marketplace for longer (the Switch was solely simply launched in March), whereas Ubisoft has extra video games accessible for Xbox One than Switch. Check out the chart under to see a breakdown of gross sales by platform and the way they examine to year-over-year.
The Switch has offered 7.63 million models worldwide as of September 30. Microsoft not shares Xbox gross sales figures, however the console has absolutely offered extra models than the Switch.
Ubisoft CFO Alain Martinez mentioned throughout an earnings name at the moment that the Switch-exclusive Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle offered higher than anticipated and may have a “stronger than usual” gross sales tail as extra individuals get their arms on a console. As revealed beforehand, Kingdom Battle is the Switch’s best-selling third-party title.
Also as a part of Ubisoft’s latest earnings report, the corporate mentioned Assbadin’s Creed Origins gross sales are double that of Syndicate when taking a look at models offered over their first 10 days. Ubisoft didn’t share any particular gross sales numbers, nevertheless, but it surely’s clear that Origins is off to a greater begin. During a post-earnings convention name, CEO Yves Guillemot declared that the collection is “officially back.”
For extra on Ubisoft’s latest earnings report, try GameSpot’s breakdown right here or learn the complete factor right here [PDF].