Nintendo Announces 32.27 Million Switch Sales And Change in FY Sales Forecast

Nintendo has revealed through its latest earning report that Switch sales have crossed 32.27 million units worldwide. The company also announced that they are going to make alterations to the forecast of Nintendo Switch sales despite the system and its software doing exceptionally good.

The company previously was targeting to sell 20 million units by the end of March this fiscal year but it has now changed it to 17 million units which looks like more achievable now. According to Nintendo earning report, the company has sold 32.27 million Switch units worldwide for the three month period ended on December 31, 2019.

Interestingly, 9.41 million of aforementioned units were sold in the last three months which turns out to be another amazing holiday season for the company. It also makes it the best quarter for the company since 2009. And 14.49 million units have been sold since April 2018.

Overall, Nintendo’s hybrid console is selling really well as compared to PlayStation 4 and Wii on launch.

Software sales have been also unveiled and tell us that Switch has an impressive attach rate. More than 163.61 million games have been sold for the hybrid console since March 2017.

As for December 31, 2018, Super Mario Party which released back in October stands at 5.3 million sales, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! released has sold 10 million units and the latest hit; Super Smash Bros. Ultimate released in December has sold 12.08 million units worldwide in a short time.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the third best selling game on the console followed by the likes of the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee!.

  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 15.02 million
  • Super Mario Odyssey – 13.76 million
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 12.08 million
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 11.68 million
  • Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! / Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! – 10.00 million
  • Splatoon 2 – 8.27 million
  • Super Mario Party – 5.30 million
  • 1-2 Switch – 2.86 million
  • Mario Tennis Aces – 2.53 million
  • Kirby: Star Allies – 2.42 million

With 32.27m sales, Switch has now left behind the lifetime sales of Nintendo 64 and won’t take it long to overcome the sales of 3DS in the future.