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Nintendo Switch Tops 10 Million Consoles Sold in Europe

Nintendo Switch Tops 10 Million Consoles Sold in Europe - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted 4 days ago / 1,638 Views

Nintendo of Europe announced the Nintendo Switch has sold over 10 million consoles across Europe since it launched on March 3, 2017. This news comes soon after the release of the Nintendo Switch Lite on September 20.

Worldwide the release of the Nintendo Switch Lite helped push Switch sales to nearly 600,000 units during launch week, according to VGChartz estimates. The Switch Lite also pushed sales up to 196,364 units in the Americas at launch, 108,178 units in Europe and 272,210 units in Asia.

Some upcoming releases for the Nintendo Switch include Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokemon Sword and Shield, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons.


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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8 Comments

Ryng_Tolu (5 days ago)

can't wait to see Nintendo shipments numbers by the end of the month, gonna be easy over 40 million!


Barkley (4 days ago)

We should get a forecast revision at same time too. I can't imagine they'll be sticking with 18m.


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Zenos (4 days ago)

Glad to be one of those 10 million.


SanAndreasX (4 days ago)

Is this the best Nintendo has ever done in Europe?


PAOerfulone (4 days ago)

Not quite. The Wii and DS sold through more units in the same timeframe.


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Barkley (4 days ago)

Posted these in the thread, will copy them here. This is how other systems were doing in Europe this much time after launch, according to VGC Figures:

PS4 - 16.53m
Wii - 16.35m
DS - 13.2m
PS3 - 8.95m
3DS - 7.87m
PSP - 7.79m
XBO - 5.74m
360 - 5.57m
Vita - 2.95m
WiiU - 2.25m


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Alistair (3 days ago)

Well, the Switch launch timing was a bit weird. We don't have 2 x Christmas seasons yet.


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siebensus4 (5 days ago)

Congrats VGC, very accurate numbers!