Nintendo Switch Sales Surpass 15 Million in North America; Best-Selling US Platform Last 10 Months
Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite sales combined have surpassed 15 million in North America, Nintendo has announced.
Nintendo launched its hybrid platform back in March of 2017 with the Switch Lite launching last month. According to the NPD Group, the Nintendo Switch has been the best-selling platform for 10 months in a row and sales of the platform in North America were up more than 20% year to date.
“As we enter our third holiday season, Nintendo Switch is creating smiles and enjoying broad appeal, with more than 15 million consumers across North America playing their favorite games whenever and wherever they like,” Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser said. “And this holiday, we are bringing Nintendo Switch owners even more fresh and unique entertainment experiences, like Ring Fit Adventure, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020, adding to the system’s large and diverse library of games.”
As of June 30, the Switch has sold more than 36 million units globally.