Nintendo Switch Sells an Estimated 1.36 Million Units Worldwide in 2 Days - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 15 April 2017 / 38,935 Views
Nintendo's seventh video game home console, the Switch, sold an estimated 1,363,622 units worldwide in its first two days on sale*, according to our estimates. First week sales can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending March 4.
Breaking down the sales by region, the console sold best in the US with 477,614 units sold (35%), compared to 436,199 units sold in Europe (32%) and 330,121 units in Japan (24%). Looking more closely at Europe, the console sold an estimated 78,513 units in the UK, 92,885 units in Germany, and 109,879 units in France.
The Legend of Zelda: The Breath of the Wild was the best-selling game on the Nintendo Switch in the first two days with sales of 1,117,237 units at retail. 1-2-Switch and Super Bomberman R both sold over 100,000 units, with sales of 186,807 units and 126,850 units, respectively.
Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch sold 26,555 units and Puyo Puyo Tetris sold 12,818 units. Just Dance 2017 sold 5,861 units, Skylanders Imaginators sold 5,172 units and Disgaea 5 Complete sold 4,766 units.
The Nintendo Switch launched worldwide on March 3.
*3 days of sales in Japan.
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