Throughout Ubisoft’s investor conference call, Chief Executive Officer Yves Guillemot and Chief Financial Officer Alain Martinez Spoke about the Writer’s outlook about the Nintendo Switch.
Martinez stated during the prepared comments that Ubisoft is “very happy” by the operation of Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, which was the best-selling third-party game on the Switch at 2017, also adding that the victory of its release in Japan supports this trend. Thanks to the Switch’s “strong momentum” the game should gain from long-term earnings, and Ubisoft is your “blatant third-party leader” on Switch, and they intend to continue to build on the “good ten-year-plus relationship with Nintendo. ”
After in the Q&A Guillemot affirmed that the relationship with Nintendo “proceeds to rise,” and the writer is “very happy” together with what was achieved with Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, also Just Dance was also a huge seller on the Switch. He added in the long run they’re “going to do additional things,” but cant provide further details for now.
Recently, we learned that Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle sold 114,059 copies in Japan, after debuting in first position, and remaining in the top-five for a couple weeks.
If you want to read more about Ubisoft’s operation in the quarter between September and December 2017, you may read our dedicated article.