Switch Becomes Nintendo’s Best-Selling Console Ever

With games like Pokemon and Animal Crossing getting more and more traction, Switch became Nintendo’s Best-Selling Console ever.

Since its launch in 2017, it sold over 103.54 million units, surpassing its previous best-seller Wii‘s 101.63 million. They have sold 81.68m Nintendo Switch OG, 17.87m Nintendo Switch Lite, and 3.99m Nintendo Switch OLED. As of the 3rd quarter of 2021, Nintendo sold over a 10.67million units of the OLED model.

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Though the milestone calls for celebration, Nintendo saw a sales decline year over year. The company decreased its sales forecast to 23 million units from their previous forecast of 24 million units.

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Game sales have performed well as the company has seen high quarterly sales with the games Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl,  Mario Kart 8 Deluxe,  Mario Party Superstars, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Nintendo’s all-time best-selling games hardware remains to be the Nintendo DS with over 154.02 million units sold.