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Nintendo doubles revenue thanks to hot-selling Switch

Company foresees sales of 20m consoles, 100m software units in coming year

Nintendo expects sales of the Switch to grow to 20 million units in the fiscal year ending March 2019.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japanese game company Nintendo had a banner year in fiscal 2017 ended last month, doubling its revenue thanks to the successful Nintendo Switch gaming console, according to its earnings report released on Thursday.

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