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Nintendo Switch Sales Reach 17.79 Million, Expected To Reach 20 Million More By March 2019

Nintendo has recently updated the sales numbers of Switch and 3DS as of March 31st. According to the data, Nintendo Switch sales have reached 17.79 million. Of which 4 million is of Japan,s only.

Alongside these sales reveal, they have also disclosed the best selling games. The platform’s most successful game is Super Mario Odyssey, which has exceeded 10 million copies.

Furthermore, 68.97 million games have been sold on Nintendo Switch. We have listed the top eight best selling first parties below.

  • Super Mario Odyssey – 10.41 million
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 9.22 million
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 8.48 million
  • Splatoon 2 – 6.02 million
  • 1- 1- 2 Switch – 2.29 million
  • ARMS – 1.85 million
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – 1.31 million
  • Kirby: Star Allies – 1.29 million

Something interesting to add here is that Breath Of Wild is the best selling Zelda in the series, and it has exceeded its predecessors which achieved 3.67 million on Wii. So as you can see the gap is pretty huge.

That being said, the 3DS laptop has reached 72.53 million in terms of sales. Nintendo has also shared its estimation for the current fiscal year, that by March 31st, 2019, the Nintendo Switch sales are expected to reach about 37.79 million sales.

Which means that they expect Switch to reach 20 million sales by March 2019. Which seems a little too optimistic, still there is a good chance.

As you may be familiar that there have been a lot of games which have rolled out on Switch. On top of that, there are also other multiple titles which have been ported or are expected to be ported to Switch.

That is something which helps in increasing the sales of Nintendo Switch.

Further, expectations for Nintendo 3DS expects to add at least 4 million more to the total.

That said, what is your take on these sales statistics? What do you think about Nintendo Switch future sales? Let us know in the comments below.