More games sold on Nintendo Switch than 3DS and Wii U combined

As of June 30, 2023 the company Nintendo and its partners have implemented on Nintendo Switch over 630 million copies of games – this figure exceeds the total sales of software on a portable system Nintendo 3DS and stationary console Wii U taken together for the entire time of their existence. Statistics are presented on the official website of the manufacturer.

  • Nintendo Switch – 632.40 million copies (four years and three months)
  • Nintendo 3DS – 386.94 million copies (lifecycle)
  • Nintendo Wii U – 103.39 million copies (over the entire lifecycle)
  • Nintendo 3DS and Wii U – 490.33 million copies (lifecycle)

Please note that the figures above are solely for game sales, both physical and digital.

Games that are sold only in the digital store eShop and do not have a boxed version are not counted in these statistics.… Nintendo categorizes them as “additional digital content”.

Many Nintendo series, including Animal crossing, Super mario, The legend of zelda and Super Smash Bros.have updated their all-time sales records on Switch. At the same time, the number one bestseller on the platform at the moment remains Mario kart 8 deluxe with a result of 37.08 million copies. See the full chart in the adjacent news

In terms of total hardware sales, Nintendo Switch will surpass 3DS and Wii U combined already in the current quarter.

  • Nintendo Switch – 89.04 million consoles
  • Nintendo 3DS – 75.94 million
  • Nintendo Wii U – 13.56 million consoles
  • Nintendo 3DS and Wii U – 89.50 million consoles

Nintendo reported in the spring that the Switch is just entering the middle of its lifecycle. On October 8, the company will release a new console model – Switch OLED

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