Switch Sales Up Over 17% in EMEAA in January 2020 - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 06 May 2020 / 3,699 Views
Nintendo Switch sales were up over 17 percent in EMEAA in January 2020, when compared to January 2019, according to figures from GSD. The data includes physical retail numbers from 17 countries and digital download figures from 16 major publishers from nearly 50 countries.
The Switch announced for nearly 52 percent of all consoles sold across the retail markets, with the Neon version as the biggest seller. Overall sales for gaming hardware fell 15.8 percent year-over-year, while revenue decreased 13.1 percent. The PS4, Xbox One and 3DS sales all dropped year-over-year.
Software sales for AAA games increase 1.1 percent year-over-year to just over 15 million units. This was helped by an increase in full game downloads that now accounts for a majority of game sales. 8.45 million full games were downloaded in January. Physical game sales fell 5.6 percent to 6.6 million games sold. 66 percent of game sales were digital with 34 percent were sold in a box.
50 percent of all tracked games were sold for the PlayStation 4, followed by Windows PC with 18.8 percent, the Nintendo Switch at 16.3 percent, and the Xbox One at 11.9 percent. Switch numbers could have been higher if Nintendo provided digital sales. In terms of retail only sales, the PS4 accounted for 47.3 percent of sales, followed by the Switch with 32.9 percent and Xbox One with 25.1 percent. Xbox Game Pass figures are not includes in these numbers.
The UK was the biggest country in terms of game sales with 16.1 percent of all software sales in the EMEAA market. This is followed by France at 14.5 percent and Germany at 11.8 percent.
Here are the top 20 best-selling titles (combined physical and digital sales) in EMEAA:
|1||Grand Theft Auto 5|
|3||Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot|
|4||Call of Duty: Modern Warfared|
|5||Red Dead Redemption 2|
|6||Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order|
|7||Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege|
|8||EA UFC 3|
|9||Need for Speed: Heat|
|11||Star Wars Battlefront 2|
|12||Just Dance 2020|
|13||Mario Kart 8: Deluxe*|
|15||Assassin's Creed: Odyssey|
|17||Luigi's Mansion 3*|
|18||God of War|
|19||Mortal Kombat 11|
* Digital data not available.
Here are the top 20 best-selling physical titles in EMEAA:
|2||Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot|
|3||Call of Duty: Modern Warfare|
|4||Grand Theft Auto 5|
|5||Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order|
|6||Mario Kart 8: Deluxe - Nintendo|
|7||Just Dance 2020|
|8||Luigi's Mansion 3|
|10||Red Dead Redemption 2|
|11||Need for Speed: Heat|
|12||Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition|
|13||The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild|
|14||The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt|
|15||New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe|
|18||Super Mario Party|
|19||TSuper Smash Bros Ultimate|
Here are the top 20 best-selling digital titles in EMEAA:
|1||Grand Theft Auto 5|
|3||Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege|
|4||Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot|
|5||Call of Duty: Modern Warfare|
|6||Red Dead Redemption 2|
|7||EA Sports UFC 3|
|9||Star Wars Battlefront 2|
|11||Assassin's Creed Odyssey|
|13||Need for Speed: Heat|
|14||Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order|
|15||Assassin's Creed Origins|
|16||Mortal Kombat 11|
|17||God of War|
|19||Dark Souls 3|
|20||Resident Evil 2|
The physical charts includes all games in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
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 email@example.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.