Total combined sales for Switch and Switch Lite have surpassed 15 million units in North America since the launch of Switch in March 2017, Nintendo announced, citing internal data.
Switch sales were up more than 20 percent year to date throughout September 2019. In the United States, Switch has been the best-selling video game console for 10 months in a row, according to sales tracker NPD Group.
“As we enter our third holiday season, Nintendo Switch is creating smiles and enjoying broad appeal, with more than 15 million consumers across North America playing their favorite games whenever and wherever they like,” said Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser in a press release. “And this holiday, we are bringing Nintendo Switch owners even more fresh and unique entertainment experiences, like Ring Fit Adventure, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield, and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020, adding to the system’s large and diverse library of games.”
A total of 14 Switch games have sold more than one million units in North America, with four games selling more than six million units (Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate).
Additionally, multiple games from third-party publishers also achieved significant sales, including Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle from Ubisoft, Minecraft from Mojang AB and Fortnite from Epic Games.
Switch is available for $299, while Switch Lite is available for $199.