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Nintendo Shipped 1.95 Million Switch Lite Consoles in 10 Days

Nintendo Shipped 1.95 Million Switch Lite Consoles in 10 Days - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 December 2019 / 2,932 Views

The Nintendo Switch Lite has had a strong launch with shipment figures of 1.95 million units worldwide in just 10 days. 

The $200 handheld only version of the Switch shipped 800,000 units in the US, more than double the 390,000 units shipped in Japan, where handhelds have historically been more popular. 540,000 units were shipped in Europe, while 220,000 units were shipped in the rest of the world. 


"Selling 1.95 million units of the Switch Lite in 10 days is a great success, and I believe the first proof that the device is going to be a super hit in the long run," said Tokyo-based industry consultant Serkan Toto.

Nintendo Chief Executive Shuntaro Furukawa said the Lite is selling to people who want a second or third Switch for the family and to those who don't want to pay $300 for a Switch. 

Thanks The Wall Street Journal.

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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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OTBWY (on 31 October 2019)

That's very well done! Still the most curious thing is to see how Pokemon, a traditionally handheld only game, will do for the Lite hardware this coming holiday season.

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