Switch Passes 2.5 Million Units Sold in Japan, PS4 Surpasses 5.5 Million Units - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 07 December 2017 / 3,103 Views
The Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 have both hit new sales milestones in Japan, according to the latest figures from Media Create for the week ending December 3.
The Nintendo Switch surpassed 2.5 million units sold in the country. It has only taken nine months to reach the milestone, despite shortages. Sales for the console currently sit at 2,522,298 units.
The PlayStation 4 actually surpassed 5.5 million units sold two weeks ago. The console has sold 5,540,449 units since it launched in February 2014.
The Nintendo Switch is well on its way to surpassing its predecessor the Wii U, which has sold 3,328,838 units. The PlayStation 4 is also only 200,000 units away from surpassing the PlayStation Vita.
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