Nintendo confirmed the sales results of Nintendo Switch in the United States. The analyst also shared interesting statistics that confirm the great success of the latest Big N platform.
Nintendo has had very successful months behind it, which is confirmed by the great disposition of the console in Europe and the USA. The company has confirmed the sale of over 15 million consoles in North America alone.
This is not a coincidence – Nintendo Switch has been receiving very strong and exclusive productions for months, which is why by September Nintendo Switch sales in North America increased by over 20% compared to the same period last year. In the USA, Nintendo equipment is the most-bought console in 10 months.
So far, 14 Nintendo Switch games in North America have achieved sales of over 1 million copies, and four titles have exceeded the ceiling of 6 million units: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Nintendo also confirmed that the Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros series. set records thanks to Nintendo Switch games – the latest parts are the most-bought titles in the series.
Daniel Ahmad (Niko Partners analyst) mentioned a curiosity – Nintendo Switch achieved over 15 million units sold in North America, while throughout its existence and around the world players bought just 13.56 million pieces of Nintendo Wii U. This last statistic clearly demonstrates how successful Switch is and how much Wii U was a failure.