The Nintendo Switch is a video game console made by Nintendo that competes in the eighth generation of video game consoles with the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. It is widely considered to be a "hybrid" as it shares characteristics with both a traditional home console and a traditional handheld.
Hardware Sales FiguresEdit
|Wii U Shipment figures (based on official financial reports)|
|Date||Americas sales||Japan sales||Other sales||Quarterly sales||Total sales||Source|
|Quarter 4 (ending Mar 31, 2017)||1.20||0.60||0.94||2.74||2.74|||
|2017 fiscal year sales |
(ending Mar 31, 2017)
|Totals (ending Mar 31, 2017)||1.20||0.60||0.94||-||2.74m||-|
- Launch Weekend: 80,000
- Launch Weekend: 45,000
- Launch Weekend: 330,637
- March 2017: 906,000
A total of 5.46 million units of software has been sold as of March 31, 2017.
Nintendo Switch launch title The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild opened in second place on the UK charts. Breath of the Wild achieved a 91% attach rate in France launch day.
These are the highest selling Switch games (as of March 31, 2017) as sourced here. Other games which have other sources are referenced directly.
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - 2.76 million units
- 1-2 Switch - <1 million 
- Super Bomberman R - 500k
- Snipperclips - 350k
- ↑ https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/pdf/2017/170427e.pdf
- ↑ http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2017-03-06-strong-start-for-nintendo-switch-in-the-uk
- ↑ http://www.lefigaro.fr/secteur/high-tech/2017/03/07/32001-20170307ARTFIG00195-la-nintendo-switch-bat-tous-les-records-de-ventes-en-france.php
- ↑ https://twitter.com/NintendoActu/status/875373880294219777
- ↑ http://www.vandal.net/noticia/1350688288/nintendo-switch-es-el-mejor-lanzamiento-de-consola-de-la-historia-de-espana/
- ↑ http://kotaku.com/the-first-nintendo-switch-sales-numbers-for-japan-1793032877
- ↑ https://venturebeat.com/2017/04/13/march-2017-npd-nintendo-sold-906000-switch-systems-last-month/
- ↑ https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/en/finance/software/index.html
- ↑ https://www.destructoid.com/1-2-switch-is-nearing-1-million-units-shipped-super-bomberman-r-has-surpassed-500k-433420.phtml
|Eighth generation of video games|
|Wii U · Nintendo 3DS · Xbox One · PlayStation 4 · PlayStation Vita|