Connect with us
Advertisement

News

The Nintendo Switch passes another sales milestone

The Switch continues to perform well according to new sales figures from Nintendo.

Published

on

Nintendo Switch Logo

The Switch continues to perform well according to new sales figures from Nintendo.

Nintendo of Europe has reported that the Switch has seen a year-on-year sales increase, with more than ten million consoles now sold across the region in total.

Nintendo Switch hardware sales are almost 30% higher than last year, and 40% up on 2017, the year the console launched.

Advertisement

Software sales are also impressive. More than 36 million Nintendo-published titles have been sold and nine games have broken the one million sales milestone. Third-party games also seem to be doing well, with Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, and Stardew Valley cited as shifting more than 500,000 copies across physical and digital formats in the region.

Nintendo Switch Million Sellers

  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • Splatoon 2
  • Super Mario Party
  • New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  • 1-2-Switch

Nintendo of Europe President, Stephan Bole, says:

“The Nintendo Switch family of consoles is being enjoyed by millions of players across Europe, and passing such a major milestone is testament to its broad appeal. European sales of Nintendo Switch hardware and software are growing significantly each year, and existing and new console owners have a wealth of titles to choose from, with plenty more on the way.”

The recent release of the Nintendo Switch Lite and the upcoming releases of Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield should see the console continue to perform well as it approaches its third birthday.

More Nintendo from Thumbsticks

Catch up with this week’s new releases and read our reviews of FIFA 20, Grid Autosport, and Untitled Goose Game. You can also follow Thumbsticks on Flipboard or Twitter.

We have a favour to ask

Thumbsticks has a couple of main aims. We want to write interesting articles and cover games that most outlets won't, and we want to give opportunities to new writers and new voices. And right now, with the current state of online publishing? It's tough! We hate to ask, but if you want us to continue writing what others won't, or to keep covering weird indie games, or to be able to give opportunities to new writers – and only if you can afford it – then please consider supporting us on Patreon.

Recommended for you

Thumbsticks editor and connoisseur of Belgian buns. Currently playing: Paper Mario: The Origami King, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and Pikmin 3 Deluxe.

Advertisement

Latest from Thumbsticks

Aliens: Fireteam Elite Aliens: Fireteam Elite
News2 hours ago

Aliens: Fireteam Elite release date and trailer revealed

Cold Iron Studios has confirmed a release date for upcoming third-person survival shooter Aliens: Fireteam Elite.

PlayStation Store sale - Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order PlayStation Store sale - Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
News16 hours ago

Save up to 60% in the PlayStation Store Mid-Year sale

Outriders and Crash Bandicoot 4 are among the games on sale in the new PlayStation Store Mid-Year Deals promotion.

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles - Objection! The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles - Objection!
News20 hours ago

Investigate the new Great Ace Attorney Chronicles gameplay trailer

A new trailer from Capcom showcases some of the new gameplay mechanics featured in The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles.

Immortals Fenyx Rising - Xbox Immortals Fenyx Rising - Xbox
News1 day ago

Save up to 90% with these new Xbox digital game deals

This week's Xbox discounts include a Ubisoft publisher sale and a new crop of Deals with Gold.

E3 2021 logo E3 2021 logo
News2 days ago

The award for most tweeted about game at E3 2021 goes to…

The latest gaming insights update from Twitter reveals which game at E3 2021 generated the most conversation.

Star Wars Vader Immortal - PS VR Star Wars Vader Immortal - PS VR
News2 days ago

Star Wars: Vader Immortal physical edition is out now on PSVR with exclusive extras

The Vader Immortal special retail edition includes all three episodes and a bundle of exclusive extras.

Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania
News3 days ago

Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania 20th Anniversary Edition detailed

Sega has confirmed details of the Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania 20th Anniversary Edition and Digital Deluxe Edition.

New Nintendo Switch eShop releases New Nintendo Switch eShop releases
News3 days ago

New Nintendo Switch releases (June 21-25, 2021)

Mario Golf: Super Rush and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 top this week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch eShop releases.

Advertisement