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Switch vs 3DS and Wii U in the US – VGChartz Gap Charts – September 2019

Switch vs 3DS and Wii U in the US – VGChartz Gap Charts – September 2019 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 06 November 2019 / 2,856 Views

The VGChartz Gap charts are updated monthly and each article focuses on a different gap chart. The charts include comparisons between the 7th generation and 8th generation platforms, as well as comparisons within the 8th generation. All sales are worldwide, unless otherwise stated.


Switch Vs. 3DS and Wii U USA:

Gap change in latest month: 266,348 - Switch

Gap change over last 12 months: 1,395,231 - Switch

Total Lead: 373,002 - Switch

Switch Total Sales: 13,597,458

3DS and Wii U Total Sales: 13,224,456

September 2019 is the 31st month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for in the US. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the Nintendo Switch units when compared to the combined sales of the 3DS and Wii U during the same timeframe by 266,348 units. In the last 12 months the gap has grown in favor of the Switch by 1.40 million units. The Switch is currently ahead of the 3DS and Wii U by 373,002 units.

The 3DS launched in March 2011 and the Wii U launched in November 2012, while the Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017. The Switch has sold 13.60 million units, while the 3DS and Wii U have sold 13.22 million units during the same timeframe.

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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Bofferbrauer2 (on 06 November 2019)

Switch saying adios to 3DSWii U and leaves them in the dust after a death stare.

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Vertigo-X (on 07 November 2019)

It did it... That crazy son of a b***h did it!

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aris4me (on 06 November 2019)

Way to go!!

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