Nintendo Switch Outsells Wii in Japan

The Nintendo Switch has outsold the lifetime sales of the Nintendo Wii in Japan, according to our estimates.

The Nintendo Switch sold 394,379 units for the week ending March 21, 2020 to bring its lifetime sales to 12.81 million units in Japan. This compares to the Nintendo Wii with sales of 12.77 million units. The figure for the Switch includes the combined sales of the original Switch model and the Switch Lite.

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rlow13d ago

Nice, it's going gang Buster's.

eagle213d ago

Congrats! And also congrats on Animal Crossing: New Horizons selling 1.88 million in only 3 days in Japan!!! :)

porkChop3d ago

Wow. The Switch is doing really impressive numbers considering it's only been out for 3 years.

Knightofelemia3d ago

Nintendo did well with the Switch making it so its portable and you can also play it on the tv as well handheld mode looks great. One thing I like about the Switch not as much shovelware as what the Wii use to get. Can't wait to play Metroid on the Switch still gotta find me a Wii U lol.

Father__Merrin3d ago

It's becoming more clear now 3ds users are looking to switch as their handheld now

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