Nintendo Switch passes 10 million in Europe, hardware sales jump in 2019

Nintendo Switch passes 10 million in Europe, hardware sales jump in 2019
After disappointing its investors when it missed its sales targets by the end of 2018, Nintendo has good news to share about the performance of the Switch console and its software sales.

Launched in 2017, the Nintendo Switch console has now sold more than 10 million units in Europe alone. A big factor in that sales milestone is the launch in September of the Nintendo Switch Lite. Overall, sales of the Switch are up more than 30 percent this year compared to the same period of 2018, and up more than 40 percent over 2017.



In the calendar year of 2019, the Japanese games maker predicts it will sell around 18 million Switch units. At the end of 2018, the total global figure for the device stood at over 32 million units.

In addition to its positive hardware sales news, Nintendo also revealed that it nine first party titles have amassed more than a million sales a piece in Europe alone. Those titles are:
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee!
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • Splatoon 2
  • Super Mario Party
  • New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe
  • 1-2-Switch


Written by: James Delahunty @ 10 Oct 2019 12:26
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