Operating profit in the September quarter came in at 23.8 billion yen, based on figures derived from reported first-half results.
Interestingly, Nintendo has revised its projections for the Switch again, with the new forecast of 16.74 Million by March 31 2018. The system shipped 4.89 million units during the six month period, bringing Switch lifetime shipments to 7.63 million units.
Overall, Nintendo recorded total sales valued at 374 billion yen, with overseas sales accounting for 272 billion yen or 73 percent of the total.
If Nintendo is to hit that 14 million target then sales will need to accelerate. Nintendo also boosted its software sales forecast, which it now believes will total 50 million units, up from its previous forecast of 35 million.
The new Super Mario game has folks considering the Nintendo Switch.
The rest of the company was also up.
Nintendo recorded sales of 374bn yen (£2.5bn) in the last quarter, an increase of 173 per cent on the same period previous year. The company sold 2.93 million consoles in their recent financial quarter.
The latest firmware update that took the Nintendo Switch to version 4.0.0 officially added save data transfer and video recording features, while sneaking in wireless USB headset support.
Between April and September, Nintendo launched several titles for Switch such as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and popular title Splatoon2.
The company had expected to sell 10m consoles in its current financial year. That number has been raised in the latest report to 14 million.
In comparison, Nintendo sold just 13.6 million Wii U units in the more than four years that console was available between 2012 and 2017. The surprise package is Splatoon 2, which drew in 3.61 million sales since its launch in July, but 1-2 Switch and ARMS sales have stalled at 1.37 million and 1.35 million respectively.