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Nintendo Surges After Record Debut of New Switch Game

  • Splatoon 3’s opening weekend set a new high for domestic sales
  • Nintendo betting on Splatoon 3 and Pokémon for holiday season
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Splatoon 3Source: Nintendo Co.
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Nintendo Co.’s family-friendly online shooter game Splatoon 3 became the biggest Switch debut to date with 3.45 million units sold in Japan over its opening weekend.

Shares in the console maker rose 5.5% in Tokyo on Tuesday, their biggest jump since December 2020.