Nintendo Switch's massive sales have reinvigorated the Japanese console market, but will the console's stock issues hurt its chances of passing PS4's total sales before the year's end?
@mike Does anyone think that you would say otherwise?
I'm PS 1st, Ninty 2nd and we all know the switch catch and pass PS4 this year. Why was this question even asked 😒
Well, it is a good question to ask and Sony is great. I have been a bit harsh on them, but no question, Nintendo and Sony are killing it right now and who cares who wins. They both are the leaders in helping video games comeback to the mainstream.
It very well might. Word is that it's already over 14M global, and Japan's gotta be a decent chunk of that.
I can say Bring it on. I love to compete.
You love to compete? Which company are you?
Do you really need to ask that twice ?
Ha ha ha.
It could very likely happen
Switch is already over 3 million. PS4 is 6 million. So it won't be hard for Switch to catch up and surpass it.
In one country. Not to take anything away from it as PS4 has had 4 years however japan have been handheld console for years Nintendo have hit nail on the head so think they’ll easily surpass PS4 in Japan the rest of the world tho? It’ll be interesting to see as it makes no difference to me who wins... as I’m winning I got both however be good to see Nintendo give Sony a proper challenge as Xbox has been embarrassing sold barely half and clear to see why for a non biased gamer.
I mean the xbox one is at 25-30 million right now, in one year the Switch is already at 14 million. If MS doesn't change the game up Nintendo will eclipse them fast. I bought a Xbox One in 2014 and it ended up being one of my most regretful purchases due to the lack of quality first party games. The last "exclusive" i bought was Recore.
Yes. By December of 2018 that will happen. Probably earlier than that but definitely by December of this year at the latest.
Not if they release Final Fantasy VII Remake or Kingdom Hearts III
bruh Dragon Quest XI didn't even help the PS4. During that same launch week the Switch sold more. Dragon Quest is bigger than both FF and KH in Japan. If Dragon Quest didn't help PS4 a lot to get further ahead those games won't
No one gives a damn about dragon quest
@vergilxx3 You see, every core dragon quest release day is a japanese national holiday. To put it in perspective dragon quest viii sold nearly 5 million on ps2. Horizon zd just reached 4.1 million and persona 5 will never come close. Dqix destroyed all of that on ds. Dq as a series has sold more than the entire metal gear ip. I try not to be the guy who tells you your opinion is bad but facts are making your opinion look bad.
I love how it’s gone from beating Wii U to next stop PS4? Yeah Xbox who? Haha. Forget the middle man and go straight for the top ;) PS4 and Switch both fantastic consoles tho and enjoying both immensely Either way both deserve the success and good to see a genuine challenger to PS4 now. At least that won’t be able to rest on their laurels like Microsoft have done for the duration of this generation.
Thi is is japan, Xbox is already a distant 4th this gen there (WiiU probably beT it but too lazy to fact check)
Lol Xbox was last place the same day the switch launch march 3.......there is probably 70,000 Xbox one owners so I'm guessing 4 hours of switch sales on march 3 equal all of Xbox
Definitely possible, Japanese gamers aren't that interested in home consoles anymore. PS4 is far more popular in the west than it is in Japan.
I think its going to outsell what the PS4 did in its first year of being out in the next few months if it hasn't already 14.4 million PS4s were sold in its first year.
Pokemon = Yes!
not sure, but the switch does not have the games to support this question.
Most likely will since handheld are so popular in Japan
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