Worldwide Hardware Estimates for Sep 5 to 12 - Switch Sales Top 400,000

Worldwide Hardware Estimates for Sep 5 to 12 - Switch Sales Top 400,000 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 17 September 2020 / 3,982 Views

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console worldwide with 400,192 consoles sold for the week ending September 12, according to VGChartz estimates.

The PlayStation 4 was the second best-selling console with sales of 145,171 consoles sold. This was followed by the Xbox One with 31,810 units and the Nintendo 3DS with 3,289 units.

Nintendo Switch sales compared to the same week a year ago are up 154,867 units (63.13%). The PlayStation 4 is down 79,072 units (-35.26%), the Xbox One is down 31,279 units (-56.48%), and the 3DS is down 69,606 units (-95.49%).

Switch Sales vs PS4 Sales vs Xbox One Sales - Worldwide Hardware Estimates - VGChartz

Global hardware estimates (Followed by lifetime sales):

  1. Switch - 400,192 (64,331,470)
  2. PlayStation 4 - 145,171 (113,299,634)
  3. Xbox One - 31,810 (48,271,787)
  4. 3DS - 3,289 (75,785,453)
Americas (US, Canada, Latin America) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 167,320
  2. PlayStation 4 - 57,046
  3. Xbox One - 23,918
  4. 3DS - 1,470
Europe hardware estimates:
  1. Nintendo Switch - 105,864
  2. PlayStation 4 - 74,061
  3. Xbox One - 6,401
  4. 3DS - 842
Asia (Japan, mainland Asia, Middle East) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 113,325
  2. PlayStation 4 - 10,005
  3. 3DS - 907
  4. Xbox One - 369
Oceania (Australia and New Zealand) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 13,683
  2. PlayStation 4 - 4,059
  3. Xbox One - 1,122
  4. 3DS - 70

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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13 Comments

Bofferbrauer2 (on 17 September 2020)

Casually breaking the 400k without releasing anything worth noting... crazy, just crazy!


SKMBlake (on 17 September 2020)

Well the Mario collection has been annonced during this week


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Original (on 17 September 2020)

No today monster Hunter stories 2 , monster Hunter rise , disgaea 6, Hades news came so and Ori 2 came out today so Nintendo switch has enough games and Hyrule warriors , 3d all Stars coming out


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YanisFromFrance (on 17 September 2020)

The Ninendo Switch is just crazy


Original (on 17 September 2020)

Did the Nintendo switch just sold 400k in 7 days again


AFattyGamer (on 17 September 2020)

Keep on truckin' Nintendo :') keep on with the truckin'. October should be the same result I think


Chicho (on 17 September 2020)

Over 64 Switches are out there


Bofferbrauer2 (on 17 September 2020)

I think there's even over 9000 Switch out there!


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Jumpin (on 20 September 2020)

Nintendo 64 MILLION!


Original (on 17 September 2020)

Switch will rock this holiday


Mnementh (on 17 September 2020)

Hot take: Nintendo discontinued 3DS to boost Switch sales above 400K /jk


Original (on 17 September 2020)

It's really sad that they discontinued Nintendo 3ds rip the best handheld console ever it made a lot of fond memories along the way


siebensus4 (on 18 September 2020)

Well, there will be at least one week the Switch will sell less than last year and that's when Switch Lite was released. Should be next week, I think.