Nintendo has published its balance of income for the year 2019, with essential data that further refutes its growing success. Nintendo Switch, the hybrid console launched in 2017, already accumulates sales of 52.48 million units sold worldwide and only counting the registrations until December 31, 2019. It means that in the last quarter of last year alone, Switch sold almost 11 million consoles. Almost nothing. Nintendo Switch has also updated the list of the ten Top selling games since its launch.
If we analyze these figures, we realize that Nintendo Switch, which is currently the third best-selling “desktop” console in all of Nintendo’s history, is getting closer to reaching the classic NES (Nintendo Entertainment System, with 61.91 million ). However, it still seems quite far from Nintendo Wii (101 million).
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Two months after the end of the fiscal year (March 31), Switch has sold a total of 52.48 million consoles, a figure that has long surpassed the sales figures of Xbox One (we assume that about 48 million, after the 46 million announced a few months ago). That if it is still far from PS4 (106 million).
Over the last twelve months, Switch has harvested sales figures of almost 20 million consoles. Of that number, more than half have produced in the previous quarter, which with the Christmas period, has marked the enormous success that treasures the current Nintendo console. Its little sister, 3DS, now totals 75.71 million units worldwide.
With the end of March, the number of Nintendo Switch consoles sold expected to reach 54.24 million. Besides, it accompanied by such successful titles as Pokémon Sword and Shield, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, or Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
Nintendo has taken the opportunity to update the list of the ten Top selling Nintendo Switch games since its launch:
List of Top selling Nintendo switch games are given below
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (23 million)
- Super Smash Bros Ultimate. (17.68 million)
- Super Mario Odyssey (16.59 million)
- The Legend of Zelda – Breath of the Wild ($ 16.34 million)
- Pokémon Sword and Shield (16 million)
- Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee (11.76 million)
- Splatoon 2 (9.81 million)
- Super Mario Party (9.12 million)
- New Super Mario Bros Deluxe(5.85 million)
- Luigi’s Mansion 3 (5.37 million)
Among the exclusives that we find in this list, are the already legendary The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The sensational Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe or Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the complete edition to date of the boxing saga. And of course, Pokémon could not miss the appointment with Sword and Shield.
Mario Kart 8 is the most advanced installment to date of one of Nintendo’s quintessential driving sagas, Mario Kart. Such was the success of the same on Wii U that the Big N decided to make an edition that included the best of the game for Nintendo Switch: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
With it, we can not only enjoy all the content of the original game but also new features such as three new racers and game modes. Making it the complete Mario Kart in the history of the franchise. If you haven’t read our review of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe yet, use a Bullet Bill and run to it!