Switch Shipments Reach 17.79 Million Units on March 31, 3DS Ships 72.53 Million Units - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 02 May 2018 / 3,287 Views
Nintendo has released its latest hardware and software figures for the Switch and 3DS through March 31, 2018.
Shipments figures for the Nintendo Switch reached 17.79 million units as of March 31, while the Nintendo 3DS hit 72.53 million units shipped.
Breaking down the hardware figure even further, 7.14 million Switch consoles have been shipped in the Americas, 4.38 million in Japan, and 6.27 million in the rest of the world.
Breaking down the 3DS: 25.17 million units have been shipped in the Americas, 24.70 million in Japan and 22.66 million in the rest of the world.
As for software 68.97 million games have been shipped on the Nintendo Switch and 364.89 million games on the Nintendo 3DS.
Nintendo forecasts it will ship 20 million Switch consoles in the current fiscal year ending March 31, 2019.
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