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Nintendo Switch sales pass 50 million, SNES milestone

With lifetime gross sales of 52.48 million between March 2017 and the tip of December 2019, this is what’s subsequent within the Nintendo Swap’s trajectory.

The Nintendo Swap is now Nintendo’s third-best-selling residence console after lower than three years of availability.

Some 52.48 million gross sales imply that the Swap has now surpassed the 49.1 million unit lifetime determine achieved by the 1990 Tremendous Nintendo Leisure System.

Now within the Swap’s headlights is the retro console’s predecessor, the 1983 NES, which made it to 61.91 million models bought earlier than Nintendo stopped reporting gross sales within the early 2000s.

Remaining milestones embody the hand-held Nintendo 3DS, nonetheless available on the market with 75.71 million gross sales, although demand has dropped off considerably for the reason that transportable Swap’s announcement in 2015.

The Wii (2006) stays Nintendo’s best-selling residence console of all time on 101.6 million gross sales. It had bought 44 million models after its third year-end Vacation Season.

Passing the Wii would additionally imply besting the Xbox 360 (2005) and PlayStation 3 (2006).

After that, there’s the Recreation Boy and Recreation Boy Coloration line on 118.7 million gross sales and, because the best-selling devoted handheld console of all time – a definition that conveniently excludes smartphones which now boast related or higher know-how – the Nintendo DS on 154 million gross sales.

The PlayStation 2 stays the best-selling sport console of all time with over 155 million gross sales. – AFP Relaxnews

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