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Nintendo Switch Sales Reach 111 Million

by Abdul Wassay
Nintendo Switch Sales

Nintendo Switch sales have surpassed 111 million, according to Nintendo’s latest financial report. Nintendo has just recently released the latest financial report for Q1 2023, which is the months of April – June 2022. In this latest financial report, we got the news that the Nintendo Switch has sold over 111 million units.

While this is good news, it is important to know that there has been a drop in year-on-year sales, as was the case with last quarter. Nintendo cited the semiconductor shortage that’s currently ongoing, and compares this quarter’s major games to the ones that were released in the game quarter last year, and reports a 22% drop in sales in the latest quarter.

Even though the drop in sales is a bit alarming, Nintendo did confirm that in all regions, there’s still a demand in for the console. Nintendo also stated that as far as the semiconductor shortage goes, the situation seems to be improving starting from late summer to early autumn. All this should lend a hand in boosting the sales of the console.

In the latest quarter, the overall sales of the console were 3.43 million units sold. Four game titles, in particular, have helped the sales of the console as well, those are Nintendo Switch Sports, Mario Strikers: Battle League, Kirby and The Forgotten Land, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. All of these have helped boost sales.

When the sales of those 3.43 million are broken down, it becomes:

  • Total Standard Switch sales this period: 1.32 million
  • Total Switch OLED sales this period: 1.52 million
  • Total Switch Lite sales this period: 0.59 million

Below is how the Switch fares when compared to other Nintendo consoles:

  • DS – 154.02 Million
  • Game Boy – 118.69 Million
  • Switch – 111.08 Million
  • Wii – 101.63 Million
  • Game Boy Advance – 81.51 Million
  • 3DS – 75.94 Million
  • NES – 61.91 Million
  • SNES – 49.10 Million
  • N64 – 32.93 Million
  • GameCube – 21.74 Million
  • Wii U – 13.56 Million

The upcoming Splatoon 3 is sure to help boost the sale of the console a bit, and the recently released switch-exclusive Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is sure to help sales as well.

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