Switch surpasses 25 million units sold in Japan alone
25 million satisfied customers
The Switch continues to pull in absolutely astounding numbers around the world. The platform just snagged the #1 spot yet again in North American sales for the month of May, and now it’s achieve a major milestone in Japan.
According to the latest Famitsu figures, the Switch has now sold 25 million units in Japan alone! It’s clear the console/portable hybrid approach with the Switch was a big hit in Japan, and continues to reel in consumers in the region.
To put things in perspective, this achievement makes the Switch the third best-selling gaming hardware in Japan overall. The only platforms left to topple are the Game Boy (32.4m) and DS (32.9m).
Along with that, we also have a quick update on the top 5 best-selling Switch games in Japan as well.
- Animal Crossing NH (7.26m)
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (4.89m)
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (4.66m)
- Sword/Shield (4.34m)
- Splatoon 2 (4.08m)