Nintendo Switch Leads Hardware Sales In Japan
Despite the hardware shortages, Nintendo Switch is selling very well in Japan as the console was the number one selling console for the last week in Japan.
According to Media Create Sales(via Gematsu), Nintendo Switch sold 78,441 units which is significantly more compared to the last week’s 49,913 units sold. New 3DS LL made it to the second number with 29,771 units sold which a bit less compared to the last week sales.
PlayStation 4 made it to the third position with 25,472 units sold this week in Japan.
Hardware Sales (followed by last week’s sales)
- Switch – 78,441 (49,913)
- New 3DS LL – 29,771 (33,352)
- PlayStation 4 – 25,472 (28,805)
- PlayStation Vita – 7,574 (8,004)
- 2DS – 6,722 (6,131)
- PlayStation 4 Pro – 5,261 (5,823)
- PlayStation 3 – 2,930 (2,212)
- New 3DS – 2,866 (2,796)
- Wii U – 411 (368)
- Xbox One – 115 (135)
Speaking of Nintendo Switch, Rocket League Developer, Psyonix, has revealed that they are considering to bring Rocket League to Switch.
According to Vice President Jeremy Dunham, Psyonix is a community-based company, and they keep into consideration, what the community wants, and what the community needs, before expanding any further. However, the game will only be released for Nintendo Switch if the community demands it.
Also, there is a hidden menu screen in the hybrid console, that unlocks only if you own more than a dozen games. Owning the 13th game for Nintendo Switch will unlock the hidden menu screen titled “all software” at the end of home screen’s horizontal games menu.
With the new Switch home screen, you will be able to see your full games library on one screen without the need for scrolling.
Nintendo Switch is now available worldwide and is priced at $299.99 in the US.