Nintendo Switch Has Sold 34.74 Million Units Worldwide Outselling Nintendo 64

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Photo

Nintendo has announced that more than 34.74 million Nintendo Switch consoles have been sold worldwide, meaning that the portable home console has now outsold the Nintendo 64 (32.93 million).

In the last three months – covering January to March 2019 – 2.47 million Nintendo Switch consoles have been sold, with software sales in the same time period shifting 23.91 million copies.

Despite their continued success, Nintendo has narrowly failed to reach their revised their forecast – even after lowering their rather ambitious target to sell 20 million Nintendo Switch consoles this fiscal year to 17 million.

The company has now sold more than 187.52 million Nintendo Switch games, and, if you want to know which are proving to be most popular, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has sold 16.69 million, Super Mario Odyssey has sold 14.44 million copies, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has sold 13.81 million copies, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has sold 12.77 million, while Pokémon Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon Let’s Go, Eevee! have sold 10.63 million.

Meanwhile, Splatoon 2 has sold 8.7 million, Super Mario Party has sold 6.4 million, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe has sold 3.31 million, 1-2-Switch has sold 2.97 million, and Mario Tennis Aces has sold 2.64 million.

Alex Seedhouse
After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.
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