Nintendo Switch Sales Top 20 Million Units in Japan - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 02 June 2021 / 1,828 Views
The Nintendo Switch has been a huge success for Nintendo worldwide, which includes Japan. The Nintendo Switch has sold over 20 million units in Japan as of June 2, 2021, according to data from Famitsu.
The sales figure breakdown to 16,168,420 units sold of the original Nintendo Switch, while the Nintendo Switch Lite has sold 3,849,858 units.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the best-selling game for the Nintendo Switch in Japan with sales of 6,778,146 units. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has sold 4,285,272 units, Pokemon Sword and Shield has sold 4,052,668units, Splatoon 2 has sold 3,868,221 units, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has sold 3,844,200 units.
The Nintendo Switch is the fifth best-selling gaming platform of all time in Japan, according to ResetEra:
- Nintendo DS - 32,990,000
- Nintendo Gameboy + Color - 32,470,000
- Nintendo 3DS - 25,260,000
- Playstation 2 - 21,454,325
- Nintendo Switch - 20,018,278
The Nintendo Switch launched worldwide on June 2, 2021.
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