Switch Sales Slower in UK Than Other Markets, Ahead of Xbox One in 2017

Switch Sales Slower in UK Than Other Markets, Ahead of Xbox One in 2017 - News

by William D'Angelo, posted on 13 September 2017 / 1,678 Views

The Nintendo Switch has been a success for the gaming giant, however, sales for the console have been slower in the UK than in other market, according to GamesIndustry publisher Christopher Dring.

Despite the slower sales it is still ahead of the Xbox One for the year, however, is "well behind" the PlayStation 4.

The Nintendo Switch has sold more than five million units worldwide, according to VGChartz estimates as of July 22.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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3 Comments

TheBraveGallade (on 13 September 2017)

This shows how weak xbone is.


monocle_layton (on 13 September 2017)

It's nice to see it doing well, but why is Sony doing so much better? Does UK adore Sony products or something?


fluky-nintendy (on 13 September 2017)

Maybe because it has games being released constantly? Idk. Horizon was also big in the UK


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Tridrakious (on 13 September 2017)

PS4 has the library of games and consistent flow of titles that appeal to that market right now.


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Flilix (on 13 September 2017)

Really? I thought that the UK would be it's strongest market -_-


eddy7eddy (on 13 September 2017)

Me too, and loosing against microsoft in Japan.


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