Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons became a hit in 2020 while people were stuck at home during the pandemic, but as the video gaming boom has worn off, the company’s profits have fallen. Photo: AFP
Nintendo’s slipping profits signal game over for pandemic gaming boom
  • Nintendo’s fiscal half sales fell to US$5.5 billion this year, but new titles The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD and Pokémon Snap have sold well
  • Video game sales soared while people were stuck at home during the pandemic last year, which helped turn Animal Crossing: New Horizons into a viral hit
5 Nov 2021 - 10:36AM