Nintendo Switch sales exceed 15 million in North America
Total combined Switch and Switch Lite sales have exceeded 15 million units in North America since Switch’s launch in March 2017, Nintendo announced, citing internal data.
Switch sales increased more than 20 percent so far this year through September 2019. In the United States, Switch has been the best-selling video game console for 10 months in a row, according to NPD Group sales tracker.
“When we enter our third holiday season, Nintendo Switch is creating smiles and enjoying wide appeal, with more than 15 million consumers in North America playing their favorite games whenever and wherever they want,” said the president of Nintendo of America Doug Bowser in a press release. . “And this vacation, we are bringing even more fresh and unique entertainment experiences to Nintendo Switch owners, such as Ring Fit Adventure, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield, and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020, which they add to the large and diverse game library system. “
A total of 14 Switch games have sold more than one million units in North America, with four games selling more than six million units (Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey and Super Smash Bros. Last).
In addition, several games from external publishers also achieved significant sales, including Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle from Ubisoft, Minecraft from Mojang AB and Fortnite from Epic Games.
The Nintendo Switch has sold 15 million units in North America.This is now more than the 13.56 million units that the Wii U sold worldwide.
Switch is available for $ 299, while Switch Lite is available for $ 199.