It’s official, total converted sales have now surpassed Game Boy and PS4
There’s no way to stop the mighty Switch!
Nintendo today released its 9-month earnings report, officially confirming that total hardware sales for the Switch have now surpassed that of the Game Boy, placing the combo console firmly in second place behind the Nintendo DS. (oh, and it’s also outselling PlayStation 4 now, curated 117.2 million won during its lifetime).
come at 122.55 million won total number of units during its existence, the Switch has sold an impressive amount 14.91 million won units in fiscal year 2023 and although this is an overall reduction of 21.3% When compared to the fiscal year 2022, the OLED Switch Model had a significant increase in sales, increasing 92.5%.
Here’s how the Switch will be sold in fiscal year 2023 by hardware SKU:
Nintendo Switch – 5.22 million units (-55.7%)
Nintendo Switchtch – OLED Model – 7.69 million units (+92.5%)
Nintendo Switch Lite – 2 million units (-37%)
Now, let’s see exactly where the Switch stands relative to other Nintendo consoles:
|Switch||122.55 million won|
|game boy||118.69 Million|
|Game Boy Advance||81.51 Million|
|Home Computer / NES||61.91 Million|
|Super Family Computer / SNES||49.10 million won|
|WiiU||13.56 million won|
For Why Switch is not selling well in 2023, Nintendo claims that this is mainly due to a lack of semiconductors and other component supplies, which seems to have affected hardware production until around the end of the season. Summer. Software sales also fell a total of 7%, and Nintendo attributes this in part to a drop in hardware sales. Also, you know, it’s a six year old console!
It’s still a remarkable achievement for Nintendo, and we wonder how close the Switch will get to the Nintendo DS over the next few years. Logically, Nintendo would continue to circulate the Switch even when it introduced its eventual successor, so we anticipated that it could become the best-selling Nintendo console of all time. Strange things happened!
What do you think of the Switch’s latest sales milestone? Share your thoughts in the comments below!