Nintendo Switch Sells An Estimated 1.5 Million Consoles In Its First Week


It shows up Nintendo ought to be content with the Nintendo Switch gathering up until this point. The comfort is selling at a quicker rate than the Wii U backed when it came out a couple of years prior.

Game Industry reports that Superdata have information from Famitsu and GfK and they have affirmed that the Nintendo Switch has sold 1.5 million units in its first week discounted. Nintendo transported 2 million consoles for dispatch with the goal that’s the reason units are sold out at certain retailers as of now.

500,000 units were sold in the USA, with 360,000 units sold in Japan. 85,000 consoles were sold in the UK and 110,000 units in France. It’s said that units sold in Europe weren’t excessively far behind the 360,000 imprint.


This is only first week sales for the console so the number could be higher than that. Switch sales could easily exceed 2 million units very soon. It will be interesting to see how many units get sold by the end of 2017.


At this rate, the Switch should easily sell more units than the Wii U over its lifetime. It remains to be seen if it can outsell the original Wii.

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