Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch Worldwide Sales Hit 114 Million

Around this time every year, Nintendo reveals its financial earnings. Today, we get a look at the most recent numbers revealing that Nintendo Switch hardware sales continue to break records as it heads into the latter half of its lifespan.

Since launching in March 2017, the Switch has gone on to sell 114.33 million units worldwide with the hybrid machine selling 3.25 million units in this most recent quarter. In the three months leading up to September 30, 2022, Switch software sales sold 64 million units.

“While there is a gradual improvement in semiconductor and other component supplies and a recovery trend in hardware manufacturing for Nintendo Switch, taking into consideration production and sales performances thus far, we have modified the Nintendo Switch hardware sales units forecast for the fiscal year,” Nintendo said.

We also got an updated sales chart for first-party titles:

  1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – 48.41 million
  2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 40.17 million
  3. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – 29.53 million
  4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 27.79 million
  5. Pokemon Sword & Pokemon Shield – 25.37 million
  6. Super Mario Odyssey – 24.40 million
  7. Super Mario Party – 18.35 million
  8. Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Pokemon Shining Pearl – 14.92 million
  9. Ring Fit Adventure – 14.87 million
  10. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! – 14.81 million

We also received an update on several games which launched this year:

  1. Pokemon Legends: Arceus – 13.91 million
  2. Mario Party Superstars – 8.07 million
  3. Splatoon 3 – 7.90 million
  4. Nintendo Switch Sports – 6.15 million
  5. Kirby and the Forgotten Land – 5.27 million
  6. Mario Strikers: Battle League – 2.17 million
  7. Xenoblade Chronicles 3 – 1.72 million

In just a few weeks, Pokemon Scarlet & Pokemon Violet will launch and it is expected for the two new titles to sell well as the series heads into the ninth generation.