Nintendo’s fiscal year ends in March (same month the Switch gets released) and Nintendo hopes to have a strong launch.
Wall Street Journalist Takashi Mochizuki has gotten wind of what Nintendo CEO’s is expecting 2 million units shipped before the fiscal year ends.
Nintendo CEO says current FY financial guidance assumes 2 million units of Switch to be shipped this fiscal year ending in March
— Takashi Mochizuki (@mochi_wsj) October 26, 2016
Considering the current trailer sits over 17 million views, I feel this is a good range. Hopefully Nintendo will be able to supply the demand and not have shortages similar to the Wii and Wii U’s launch.