Tech & Science Times just under 29 million sales: Nintendo Switch goes away like Warm Semmeln
More sex, fewer colds drives sales at Durex-maker
Consumer goods giant Reckitt saw a rise in sales of its condoms in countries where lockdowns eased.It reported an "double-digit" increase in Durex sales in the first quarter of 2021, compared with one year ago.
The Nintendo Switch has sold better than expected last year. Overall, Nintendo amounted to 28.83 million Switch consoles - an increase of 37 percent compared to the previous year.
While many console fans are already looking forward to the, the currently located on the gaming market Nintendo Switch is more popular than ever. In the end of March, Nintendo financial year 2020/21 has sold Japanese players 28.83 million . This means a plus of 37 percent compared to the previous year and was far above the expectations raised several times. Originally Nintendo had expected 19 million sales.
AstraZeneca Covid vaccine sales hit $275 mn in first quarter
British pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca said Friday that its Covid vaccine generated $275 million (227 million euros) in sales in the first quarter, as its chief executive defended performance in the face of EU legal action. The EU is suing AstraZeneca on the basis of breaches of an advanced purchase agreement, but the firm has dismissed the legal action "without merit" and stated that it will strongly defend itself in court. AstraZeneca said it is due to have delivered about 50 million doses to Europe by the end of April, but that is far lower than the amount Brussels insists should have come.
Nintendo Switch In the footsteps of the Wii
One reason for the success result is in the ongoing corona pandemic, which has strongly fueled the gaming market. However, Nintendo also increased the switch sales figures compared to the opening quarter 2020 - by 44 percent - in which the effects of the corona crisis were already felt., the number of switch consoles sold has been currently at just under 85 million since the launch of 2017. The Nintendo Switch is successful in the footsteps of the . The Wii has sold around 100 million times.
as well as the consoles also found the associated Nintendo games in the past few months torrent. In fiscal year 2020/21, 230.9 million games went through the counter and thus 37 percent more than in the same period of the previous year. By far the best selling game was Animal Crossing: New Horizons with almost 21 million units sold. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (10.6 million units) or Ring Fit Adventure (7.38 million units) sold above average.
MotoGP Warm-Up in Jerez: Best Time Zarco, Next Call by Marquez
© Motorsport Images As on Saturday Marc Marquez crashed from his Honda Yamaha factory driver Maverick Vinales secured the best time in the warm-up training for the Grand Prix of Spain. The local matador circulated the Jerez Circuit 1: 37.642 minutes. It was not good for Honda. Pol Espargaro, Marc Marquez and Takaaki Nakagami crashed. Update: About half an hour after the end of the warm-up, the race line released the result. The time of Vinales had been painted because of Tracklimits.
New Games and Blue Switch Lite
In the coming weeks, Nintendo wants to launch its blue version of Switch Lite. In addition, new games like Miitopia, Mario Golf: Super Rush and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD planned. The long-awaited new switch console, which probably coming with an OLED screen and will support 4K resolution, could also be launched in the course of this year. But Nintendo has not yet officially expressed itself - and a real pressure is likely to currently not feel the company in view of the good numbers.
For the full year, Nintendo reported sales of 1.76 trillion yen (13.4 billion euros), which corresponds to an increase of 35 percent. The net profit adds up to 480.3 billion yen (3.7 billion euros). For the current financial year (until the end of March 2022), Nintendo expects sales of 1.6 trillion yen (12.2 billion euros) and 25.5 million switch consoles sold.
Pokémon card sales halted over security concerns .
A major US chain acts after a customer pulled a gun in a fight over the collectible trading cards.Target, which has over 1,900 outlets in the US, made the decision after a man drew a gun in a fight over trading cards outside a store in Wisconsin.